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MAIN News Archives for June 2024

06/30 -  Biden meets with his family amid pressures to step down after debate
06/30 -  Hurricane Beryl, the first of the season, rapidly strengthens into an 'extremely dangerous' storm
06/30 -  Asheville Regional Airport strains under record travelers, ongoing expansion
06/30 -  What does Supreme Court decision on guns and domestic violence mean for NC?
06/29 -  NASA astronauts will stay at space station longer for more troubleshooting of Boeing capsule
06/29 -  Steve Bannon must go to jail after Supreme Court rejects emergency bid
06/29 -  'A disaster:' The White House brushed off questions about Biden's age. Then the debate happened.
06/29 -  'How did we get here?' Video of Asheville complex shooting highlights gun violence crisis
06/28 -  Oklahoma officials move to require Bible be taught in public schools
06/28 -  Supreme Court: Punishing homeless for outdoor sleeping not unconstitutional
06/28 -  Biden's post-debate visit to Raleigh underscores importance of NC to reelection bid
06/28 -  Demolition underway at Westgate mall building due to safety concerns
06/27 -  Walgreens closing numerous stores amid 'challenging' retail environment
06/27 -  Presidential debate 2024: Biden, Trump meet for first time in election cycle
06/27 -  Most snake bites ever in NC in first six months, poison control says
06/27 -  Asheville group proposes 100-bed homeless shelter with leftover federal funds
06/26 -  Supreme Court could rule on Trump immunity, social media, Jan. 6 on Wednesday
06/26 -  Trump's hush money gag order partially lifted ahead of presidential debate
06/26 -  Future of Mission Health could hinge on what happens over the next month
06/26 -  George Latimer defeats House ‘squad’ member Jamaal Bowman in historic New York Democratic primary
06/25 -  WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to be freed after pleading guilty to US espionage charge
06/25 -  Help Asheville Bears closes after spending $2 million calling attention to injured animals
06/25 -  ACLU files lawsuit against Louisiana's Ten Commandments law
06/25 -  Israel’s high court orders the army to draft ultra-Orthodox men, rattling Netanyahu’s government
06/24 -  Netanyahu: 'Intense' phase of Israel's war with Gaza coming to 'an end'
06/24 -  Senate plans to vote on budget, but lawmakers remain at odds over compromise deal
06/24 -  TDA eliminates its remaining Sports Commission funding
06/24 -  Police: Shots fired at Dawson Park near Clemson University
06/23 -  Scientists say heat waves are coming earlier, getting more intense due to climate change
06/23 -  Benjamin Netanyahu again claims U.S. arms delay to Israel
06/23 -  North Carolina Senate gives initial approval to legalizing medical marijuana
06/23 -  Woodfin breaks ground on much-anticipated Riverside Park & 'Taylor's Wave' project
06/22 -  As U.S.-supplied weapons show impact inside Russia, Ukrainian soldiers hope for deeper strikes
06/22 -  Man who attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband convicted in California court
06/22 -  North Carolina lawmakers appeal judge's decision blocking abortion-pill restrictions
06/22 -  Man charged in Glenville road rage shooting that left one injured
06/21 -  U.S. military's Gaza pier aid operation resumes after relocation due to storms
06/21 -  Mission nurses call for management to address workplace violence
06/21 -  Democrats target 150-year-old 'zombie law,' warning the GOP could use it to ban abortion
06/21 -  Summer Solstice- Earliest in 228 years
06/20 -  RFK Jr. expected to miss first presidential debate as deadline looms
06/20 -  In major reversal, NC lawmakers will no longer push bill to bulldoze archeological sites
06/20 -  Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle wreck along I-40 West
06/20 -  USGS confirms 3 earthquakes in northwestern NC in less than 24 hours
06/19 -  Putin, Kim start talks in North Korea; sign joint declaration
06/19 -  Chemicals from East Palestine derailment spread to 16 US states, data shows
06/19 -  Man arrested after officers seize pounds of meth, heroin, fentanyl from Gaston County home
06/19 -  YWCA of Asheville to temporarily close historic pool amid financial struggles
06/18 -  When colleges close, students are left scrambling. Some never go back to school
06/18 -  Biden administration announces protection for undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens
06/18 -  NC Supreme Court secretly squashed discipline of 2 GOP judges
06/18 -  Expect tax increases after Council approves BID, fiscal year 2025 budget
06/17 -  US severe weather: Heat moves east, storms threaten Plains, snow falls in the Rockies
06/17 -  IDF announces pause to daytime fighting along southern Gaza humanitarian corridor
06/17 -  Amid budget and staff cuts, should UNCA continue with seemingly exorbitant Ideas Fest?
06/17 -  NC DMV defects and delays spur legal actions, hearings, public outcry
06/16 -  Salmonella sickens 15 in 9 states due to bearded dragon contact
06/16 -  Muted mics, no props: CNN details rules for first Biden and Trump debate
06/16 -  Chilling reason you may never see the new Trump movie
06/16 -  Man found shot to death June 16 on Long Shoals Road
06/15 -  NASA delays return of Starliner astronauts from space station
06/15 -  Wisconsin Republicans block PFAS cleanup until polluters are granted immunity
06/15 -  Pfizer eyeing hundreds of layoffs in Sanford after failed clinical trial, sources say
06/15 -  $33 million going toward interstate bridge updates in Haywood County, NCDOT announces
06/14 -  Supreme Court preserves abortion pill access, rejecting mifepristone challenge
06/14 -  Thomas accepted more gifts from billionaire benefactors, new ProPublica report says
06/14 -  Asheville police seek public's help identifying break-in suspect
06/14 -  Man sentenced after 2023 Blue Ridge Parkway attempted armed kidnapping
06/13 -  Proposal tries to stop Title IX changes over definition of sex, including gender identity
06/13 -  ‘A moral issue’: Hundreds of NC day cares could close as COVID-era funding ends
06/13 -  Court to hear motion to dismiss North Carolina redistricting lawsuit Thursday
06/13 -  Teenager sentenced to prison for Juneteenth shootings in 2023
06/12 -  Hezbollah fires 160 rockets at northern Israel after commander slain in airstrike
06/12 -  Train line connecting Charlotte to Iredell County takes next step
06/12 -  NC lawmakers pass new rules for wearing masks in public, plus 'dark money' political spending
06/12 -  Construction worker dies in equipment rollover in Buncombe County
06/11 -  FDA panel backs Alzheimer's drug that can reportedly slow cognitive decline
06/11 -  Malawi vice president, nine others confirmed dead in plane crash, president says
06/11 -  Blue Ridge Parkway closure planned for emergency repairs
06/11 -  HCA’s purchase of Mission presented as cautionary tale in draft report
06/10 -  Trump to virtually attend pre-sentencing interview for hush-money conviction
06/10 -  Belgian PM resigns after crushing defeat by far right in general election
06/10 -  Macron gambles on snap election after crushing loss to French far right in EU vote
06/10 -  Two charged with drug trafficking after 'knock and talk' leads to large amount of fentanyl
06/09 -  Putin says Russian nuclear doctrine could change if threatened
06/09 -  In thrall to Viktor Orbán and the hard right, Europe is facing its moment of truth
06/09 -  NC Congressman Edwards pushes for $500k AI initiative to fight Asheville crime
06/09 -  'Not a good time:' Drivers, businesses heavily impacted by I-40 weekend closure
06/08 -  Ukraine and Moldova have met requirements to start talks to join EU
06/08 -  Wildfire smoke prematurely killed over 50,000 Californians in a decade – study
06/08 -  Presentation shows 14 UNCA academic programs highlighted for potential reductions, elimination
06/08 -  Arden man charged with indecent liberties was Buncombe County Schools employee
06/07 -  The homeowner mutiny leaving Florida cities defenseless against hurricanes
06/07 -  US state abortion ban exemptions aren’t vague by accident. Uncertainty is the point
06/07 -  Snakebite season is off to strong start in North Carolina, dozens treated for bites in Triangle hospitals
06/07 -  Sheriff requests SBI involvement in Blue Ridge Community College BLET course investigation
06/06 -  WHO confirms Mexico man's death from bird flu strain never before seen in humans
06/06 -  Report: Suspected serial killer with ties to SC expected to be indicted for 2 more murders
06/06 -  Three arrested as report of stolen vehicle also turns up fentanyl
06/06 -  'We're better than that:' Asheville community reacts to vandalism, assault at restaurant
06/05 -  House passes bill to sanction ICC for seeking Netanyahu arrest warrant
06/05 -  Oceans face ‘triple threat’ of extreme heat, oxygen loss and acidification
06/05 -  NC member of Proud Boys arrested for alleged role in Jan. 6 Capitol breach, justice department says
06/05 -  Principal, assistant principal injured after assault by high schooler, authorities say
06/04 -  Trump, Covid, the climate crisis – we’ve had a hard few years. The wounds linger
06/04 -  Two injured in Asheville stabbing, police ask public for information
06/04 -  NC man, former US soldier extradited from Ukraine for multiple crimes, including double murder of Florida couple
06/04 -  Tractor-trailer wreck shuts down traffic on I-26W near Hendersonville
06/03 -  Starliner's first crewed launch postponed until at least Wednesday
06/03 -  A scientist, a leftist and a former Mexico City mayor. Who is Claudia Sheinbaum?
06/03 -  Every region of NC facing affordable housing crisis, seeking solutions
06/03 -  Two rallies, same day focus on human rights, hostage release amid Israel-Hamas war
06/02 -  Stein casts NC gubernatorial race as referendum on rights
06/02 -  Asheville Christian Academy employee on leave amid ongoing investigation
06/02 -  Housing Authority’s request for childcare bids leaves parents worried about future of Head Start program
06/02 -  'Gateway to the Smokies' arch, symbol of 'heritage,' returns to Waynesville after 50 years
06/01 -  BCTDA anticipates flat occupancy earnings for fiscal year 2025
06/01 -  America braced as supreme court to hand down rulings on raft of key issues
06/01 -  'Speechless': Swing state voters react to Donald Trump's guilty verdict
06/01 -  Man sentenced to prison after breaking into Asheville homes while naked