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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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Hunter who mistook college student for deer gets year in jail for hunting death

July 27th, 2010 5:14 am by Staff Report

According to a Roanoke Times report a man who killed a Ferrum College student and injured another after he said he mistook them for deer was sentenced Monday to a year in jail.Jason Cloutier, 32, of Ferrum pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter, c

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Fire chief, firefighter die in fire truck crash

July 27th, 2010 5:11 am by Staff Report

The Ronoke Times is reporting that two longtime Rocky Mount firefighters, including Chief Posey Dillon, were killed Monday and another person was hurt when a fire truck on its way to a house fire crashed into an SUV, flipped three times and landed on a ca

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Tennesseans oppose health care reform act by 2-1

July 27th, 2010 5:03 am by om Humphrey

NASHVILLE - Tennesseans oppose the national health care reform law enacted by Congress at the urging of President Barack Obama by a margin of almost 2-to-1, according to a recent poll.Fifty-seven percent of the 625 registered voters surveyed said they opp

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