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Most Tenn. voters in poll oppose guns-in-bars law

July 28th, 2010 4:39 am by Chas Sisk

A law that allows handguns into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol is proving to be unpopular with Tennesseans. Seven in 10 voters said they oppose the law passed earlier this year that lets holders of handgun carry permits take their weapons into

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Man charged with laundering more than $450K from Morristown church

July 28th, 2010 4:33 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man whose mother is being prosecuted after allegedly stealing from her Baptist church now faces charges of his own in the case. Michael Dean Whitt, 42, is charged with laundering more than $450,000. He surrendered to police Tuesday.Authoritie

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Ex-GOP chair faces violation claims

July 28th, 2010 4:29 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - Former state Republican Chairwoman Robin Smith's handling of party finances has become an issue in the 3rd Congressional District primary with charges that she left a debt and paid "lavish bonuses" to a man who later became part of her campaig

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Couple accused of trying to extort money from Elizabethton businessman

July 28th, 2010 4:24 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON An Asheville, N.C. couple was arrested Monday on charges of extorting $25,000 from Elizabethton businessman Carl Ray Nidiffer of Precipitator Service Group.Colleen Ann Smith, 53, and Daniel R. Smith, 56, were each charged with extortion. The

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Appco closes two stores; more targeted

July 27th, 2010 10:59 pm by Jeff Keeling

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Pentagon can't account for $8.7 billion in Iraqi funds

July 27th, 2010 12:03 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) The U.S. Defense Department is unable to properly account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money tapped by the U.S. for rebuilding the war ravaged nation, according to an audit released Tuesday.

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