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5/17 - NEW Trucks roll off US floating pier bringing humanitarian aid ashore in Gaza
5/17 - NEW Trump-linked dark-money group spent $90m on racist and transphobic ads in 2022, records show
5/17 - NEW NC anti-mask bill could violate federal law, disability rights and free speech advocates say
5/17 - NEW Head Start program in Asheville informs parents of impending lease termination
5/16 - Kristi Noem banned from seven Native American reservations in her own state
5/16 - NC Senate votes to ban people from wearing masks in public for health reasons
5/16 - Buncombe child care providers face financial crisis when state grants evaporate in June
5/16 - 'Canton was the mill': Residents express sadness, optimism over possible paper mill sale
5/15 - NTSB: Ship that crashed into Baltimore bridge lost power twice before leaving port
5/15 - Woman pleads guilty to conspiring with neo-Nazi to attack Baltimore power grid
5/15 - Candler man to serve at least 10 years in prison for copper wire theft, dozens of charges
5/15 - Asheville, Buncombe reparations commission Chair Dwight Mullen steps down from role
5/14 - Blinken arrives in Ukraine in show of U.S. solidarity
5/14 - US support for abortion rights up four points to 60% since fall of Roe v Wade
5/14 - ‘Final and best’ I-26 Connector bids come in; potential winning contractor emerges
5/14 - Severe storms bring unusually high number of tornadoes to Western North Carolina
5/13 - Trump may face a $100 million-plus tax bill if he loses IRS audit fight over Chicago tower
5/13 - Former Israel P.M. Olmert convicted of bribe-taking
5/13 - Florida is a prime example of Trump’s vise grip on state Republican parties
5/13 - Second inmate death in 7 days reported at Rutherford County Detention Center
5/12 - Judge affirms AdventHealth’s plans to build Weaverville hospital
5/12 - Controversy follows Gov. Kristi Noem as she is banned by two more South Dakota tribes
5/12 - Lack of bird flu testing may be hiding true spread of virus on US farms
5/12 - Investigation underway after dead body found near Asheville High, police say
5/11 - Federal government announces new initiatives to monitor, prevent bird flu
5/11 - Far-right EU election gains could boost nationalist parties on home turf
5/11 - Despite revenue downgrade, North Carolina anticipates nearly $1B more in cash
5/11 - EF-1 tornado struck Jackson County, National Weather Service confirms after survey
5/10 - Following Biden's arms threat, Netanyahu vows Israel will fight 'with its fingernails'
5/10 - ‘I am starting to panic about my child’s future’: climate scientists wary of starting families
5/10 - Cigarette-maker moving U.S. headquarters to Raleigh
5/10 - Windows smashed, cars pummeled by large hail in Barnardsville
5/09 - How 'tornado alley' is changing
5/09 - More than 100,000 flee Rafah as Israel steps up strikes, says UN
5/09 - Tuberculosis case reported at high school in North Carolina
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