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Buncombe County Dems Announcement

A SECOND Van Duncan Event The motorcycle ride is first…then enjoy a Free Family Cookout with Sheriff Van Duncan Saturday, May 2, 2009 Carrier Park – Amboy Rd. 11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m. Bring the family out and help support the re-election of Sheriff Van Duncan There is also a Motorcycle Ride with the Sheriff before the cook-out Visit: www.vanduncan.comPaid for by Duncan for Sheriff

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The Errington Thompson Show 11-22-2008

Sorry about the sound quality. (Agnes, my fill-in producer, clearly doesn’t love me.) This time we cover the jobless rate, which has hit a 16-year high. Don’t forget our being told that the “fundamentals of our economy are strong.” The automakers have been turned away so that they may go back and do their homework. A federal judge has ordered the Bush administration to release five Algerian nationals. My special guests are Greg Dworkin of the Daily Kos, who is a pediatric pulmonologist. We go over health care reform and then I switch gears and talk with local author Cecil Bothwell about his latest book, Pure

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Medford Found Guilty

I know that this story is already a week old, but I have been focused on national stuff. From Cecil Bothwell (local free-lance writer): Lest we forget, the just completed federal trial of former Buncombe County Sheriff Bobby Medford is only one part of the corruption evident in his administration. In fact, the trial opened new questions about Buncombe County government. Here are the questions I will continue to ask. 1. Payroll fraud I told county commissioners about verifiable allegations of payroll fraud in Medford’s department in late 2004. I have sources on and off the record who say they were

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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