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MAIN News Archives for May 2018

05/31 -  Looking for life on a flat Earth
05/31 -  Anti-abortion pregnancy clinics and Christian hunting clubs get money in NC budget
05/31 -  Democrats gear up for 2020, and Bernie Sanders still leads the pack
05/31 -  NC Senate votes 36-14 for the budget after Republicans threaten Democrats
05/30 -  Puerto Rico death toll 70 times higher than official government count, according to study
05/30 -  Asheville Airbnb fight nearing $1M in fines for property owner
05/30 -  I-40 reopens in McDowell Co. after landslide at Old Fort Mtn.
05/30 -  Multiple roads near Swannanoa River in Asheville closed due to flooding
05/29 -  Ivanka's ethical conflicts under scrutiny again amid new trademarks in China
05/29 -  WYFF anchor and photographer killed by tree that hit station vehicle in Polk County, NC
05/29 -  Why are sinkholes seemingly stalking Trumpís residences?
05/28 -  Phil Berger gets his Democratic opponent disqualified
05/28 -  Zakaria: Trump markets failure as success
05/28 -  The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism
05/28 -  Uber, Lyft resuming pickups at Asheville Regional Airport
05/27 -  NC's 'alarming' disparity of black student arrests among worst in country
05/27 -  The consequences of treating diplomacy like a television reality show
05/27 -  'Trumpís son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.
05/27 -  'Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay': the rise of the religious left and Rev. William Barber
05/26 -  What Republicans get wrong about the 'blue wave crashing'
05/26 -  FBI issues formal warning on massive malware network linked to Russia
05/26 -  Joe Biden sounds like he's running for President
05/26 -  DeVos demands taxpayer money for religious schools
05/25 -  Buncombe County reports 11 whooping cough cases in May
05/25 -  Durham representative introduces red-flag legislation to yank guns before violence
05/25 -  Migrant children beaten, kicked and threatened with sexual abuse by Border Patrol, ACLU alleges
05/25 -  NCDOT wants to ease Pisgah National Forest traffic, as hikers, bikers, anglers jam the roads
05/24 -  BREAKING: Trump cancels June summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
05/24 -  Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans
05/24 -  Uber shut down self-driving car testing in Arizona after fatal crash
05/24 -  Trump can't block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules
05/24 -  Democrats propose funding teacher pay raises by canceling tax cuts for wealthy
05/23 -  Mysterious group with roots in 1800s returns to scam elderly, others, Upstate officials warn
05/23 -  NC Democrats renew call for raise in minimum wage
05/23 -  The collapse of racial liberalism in the US
05/23 -  Over a quarter of Trump's Twitter followers are not real humans
05/22 -  Advocacy group questions need, timing for another NC corporate tax rate cut
05/22 -  Giuliani 'made up' Muellerís Trump-Russia probe September 1 deadline, report says
05/22 -  How Trump played himself on North Korea
05/22 -  Twitter is going to limit the visibility of tweets from people who are behaving badly
05/21 -  US 176 remains closed in Polk county as crews continue clean-up efforts after deadly mudslide
05/21 -  Will Bernie run again in 2020?
05/21 -  Wilderness protection for coveted trails divides cyclists, conservationists
05/21 -  Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food
05/20 -  Plaintiff in historic North Carolina same-sex marriage case dies
05/20 -  Senate votes to save net neutrality
05/20 -  Anheuser-Busch places order for 800 fuel-cell semi trucks
05/20 -  How newspapers die
05/19 -  I-26 closed temporarily last night in two locations due to flooding
05/19 -  KKK member Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., who killed four black girls in 1963 Birmingham church bombing, up for parole
05/19 -  Every bishop in Chile just resigned over the child sex abuse scandal
05/19 -  Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says
05/19 -  Republican member of Congress tells scientist rising sea levels caused by more dirt on sea floor
05/18 -  Flash flood warning issued for south Buncombe County
05/18 -  Tree falls across I-40 near Brevard Road Road exit, hitting 2 vehicles
05/18 -  When downtown Asheville almost became a mall
05/18 -  Drug-resistant 'super-gonorrhea' is on the rise, going global
05/17 -  Asheville Police investigating after morning bank robbery at Asheville SECU
05/17 -  'Too many jobs in China lost:' Why is 'America First' Trump vowing to save China's ZTE?
05/17 -  White people get more conservative when they move up, not down, economically
05/17 -  Why the Israeli prime minster befriends anti-Semites and ignores the Palestinians
05/16 -  Federal appeals court nullifies key permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline; construction could be halted
05/16 -  Trump's pick to head CDC has said that AIDS was 'God's judgment' against homosexuals
05/16 -  Trump voters were motivated by racism, sexism and Christian nativism; and they're not feeling remorse
05/16 -  At 3 a.m., NC Senate GOP strips education funding from Democratsí districts
05/15 -  NC educators to greet short session of legislators with massive rally
05/15 -  Deniers of the war on free speech on college campuses are dead wrong
05/15 -  Federal judge rules Trump plausibly incited violence at rally
05/15 -  Trump orders help for Chinese phone maker after China approves money for Trump project
05/14 -  Neo-Nazi Arthur Jones wins Republican nomination for Illinois congressional seat
05/14 -  Why does Ebola keep showing up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
05/14 -  Border Patrol failed to count hundreds of migrant deaths on US soil
05/14 -  We have known for 400 years that torture does not work
05/13 -  'Teacher Union thugs' are behind education march, NC lawmaker says
05/13 -  At FDA, TVs now turned to Fox News and can't be switched
05/13 -  What is the real reason North Korea stopped its nuclear missile tests?
05/12 -  Buncombe County to spend 5.8 million on ad campaign targeting HGTV, Travel Channel
05/12 -  US drops to 45 in ranking of countries based on freedom of the press
05/12 -  Black Caucus chair: Ex-NC Gov. Pat McCrory played 'race card in reverse' on talk show
05/12 -  It is time for Trump voters to face the bitter truth
05/11 -  ATT reportedly bought Michael Cohenís 'services' specifically to help with its 85 BN merger with Time Warner
05/11 -  Dick Cheney suggests restarting torture interrogation program
05/11 -  Case of whooping cough confirmed in WNC
05/11 -  Pat McCrory bemoans lack of white 'diversity' in local politics
05/10 -  Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts
05/10 -  EU tells Trump he doesnít have the power to unilaterally scrap the Iran nuclear deal
05/10 -  Israel and Iran on brink of full-scale war after unprecedented Syria bombardment in response to alleged Golan Heights attack
05/10 -  A Duke University VP walkedinto the campus coffeeshop, heard a rap song, demanded that the employees be fired
05/09 -  AT&T confirms it paid Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for 'insights' on administration
05/09 -  Quentin Miller lodges historic win in Buncombe sheriff's race Democratic primary
05/09 -  Boeing may lose $20 billion in aircraft deals as Trump to pull US out of Iran nuclear pact
05/09 -  New revelations show how Russian leverage over Trump works
05/08 -  Editorial: McCrory campaign should face trial for false voter fraud claims
05/08 -  Warrant: Ingles manager stole lottery tickets; store claims $532,000 loss
05/08 -  Denounced by his own party as a Nazi, Arthur Jones wins Illinois GOP Congressional primary
05/08 -  Mueller rejects Trump request to answer questions in writing
05/07 -  Ex-Con who calls Black people 'Negroes' skyrockets to top of West Virginia poll after racist campaign ad
05/07 -  Kanye Westís infantile views on slavery have worrying echoes of the alt-right
05/07 -  Giuliani: Cohen may have paid off more women for Trump
05/06 -  SC Democrats block statewide abortion ban
05/06 -  McCain's friends have started preparing his funeral, and Trump isn't invited
05/06 -  Trump is about to kill the Iran deal, and what lies ahead could be catastrophic
05/06 -  Earth's carbon dioxide levels continue to soar, at highest point in 800,000 years
05/05 -  Iowa governor signs nation's strictest abortion regulations
05/05 -  Ex-Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud concerning emissions deceit
05/05 -  'They don't belong': police called on Native American teens on college tour
05/05 -  British schools are removing analog clocks from classrooms because students can't read them
05/04 -  New DEQ board attempts to achieve racial justice in environmental matters in NC
05/04 -  Chinese lasers injure US military pilots in Africa, Pentagon says
05/04 -  Rudy Giuliani's big reality-show reveal: The "billionaire" in the White House is broke
05/04 -  Cherokee Council creates language, culture center in Snowbird
05/03 -  Dems: Cambridge Analytica's foreigners guided NC GOP, Tillis
05/03 -  Cambridge Analytica closing after Facebook data harvesting scandal
05/03 -  Giuliani says Trump reimbursed Cohen for Stormy Daniels payment
05/03 -  Reports say Trump thinks only Black people receive welfare
05/02 -  Rosenstein blasts GOP impeachment threat against him, drafted by Mark Meadows, as extortion
05/02 -  Can Mueller force Trump to testify?
05/02 -  Georgia Tech spent $1M+ in taxpayer money on 'morale' events like go-kart races for administrators
05/02 -  Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein
05/01 -  Protesters deface Silent Sam statue amid call to honor lynching victims on UNC campus
05/01 -  Exclusive: Pence's doctor alerted WH aides about Ronny Jackson concerns last fall
05/01 -  Regional French museum discovers that more than half its collection is forged