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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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Sevier man says the way to handle wayward bears is shoot first

July 27th, 2010 4:12 am by Mike Blackerby

Bears are menacing the folks on Cove Mountain. In fact, 84-year-old Cleitus Murray said a July 19 encounter with a burly front-door-crashing bear almost cost him his life.Murray said he and his wife, Margaret, were sitting on the front porch of their Sevi

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Jonesborough man sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for growing pot

July 27th, 2010 4:06 am by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough man who pleaded guilty earlier this year in federal court to manufacturing more than 100 marijuana plants will serve nearly 16 years in prison.Paul S. Fields, 45, was arrested last year after Washington County sheriff's investigators found

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