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Appeal of same-sex marriage ban expedited in Virginia

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:19pm
Arguments for Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
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Homeowner deed scam reported

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:53pm
Virginia's Attorney General is sending out a strong warning for property owners in the Commonwealth.
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Pay scale changing for Kingsport teachers

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:52pm
How much should teachers get paid and how is that amount determined? Schools across Tennessee face those two questions after the state-mandated change.
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Community rallies to get child a tombstone

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:52pm
A 5-year-old girl who died a tragic death has no tombstone to mark her grave, and the community is rallying to get her one.
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Beamer, Jones named grand marshals for Food City 500

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:51pm
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Tennessee coach Butch Jones will serve as co-grand marshals for the Food City 500 on Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Inmate death investigation completed

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:49pm
The investigation has been completed into the death of a Washington County, Tennessee inmate.
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Bristol wine store plans to close following drop in business

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:14pm
Inari Wines has been in business for the last 11 years, but the owners tell News 5 this year sales have dropped 12% over 2013. 
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Tennessee legislature to vote on cursive writing in schools

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:10pm
Tennessee lawmakers are working to require public schools to teach cursive writing.
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Drug trafficker sentenced following multi-jurisdictional investigation

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:03pm
A Bristol, Tennessee man has been sentenced in a major Tri-Cities drug trafficking case.
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More apartments going up in Johnson City

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 6:02pm
Several new apartment complexes are going up in Johnson City, some on a large scale.
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Police continue investigating after finding missing teen's body

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 5:58pm
The investigation continues after the body of a missing Johnson City teen is found. 
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Help needed for rescued exotic animals

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 5:45pm
The investigation continues into an unusual animal rescue in Hawkins County.
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Tenn. House to vote on school religious display bill

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 12:35pm
Tennessee lawmakers are set to take up a bill that supporters say would protect schools from lawsuits for allowing traditional winter celebrations or religious displays.
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Warm weather spurs dozens of wildfires

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 12:31pm
The wonderful weather over the weekend turned problematic for firefighters across the region, and the threat is not over yet.
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New statewide AIDS public health campaign focuses on women

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 8:21am
Women are the focus of a new statewide AIDS public health campaign.
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TN legislation aimed at protecting schools

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 8:04am
TN legislation aimed at protecting schools
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TWRA expects gradual increase in boat traffic

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 9:39pm
News 5 found out what you need to know before you head on the local lakes this spring.
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Home improvement stores see rush as warm weather moves in

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 3:38pm
News 5 discovered many outdoor enthusiasts kick-started the warm weather season at area home improvement stores.
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Meth lab found in Abingdon, Va.

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 3:37pm
Two people are facing meth charges in Washington County, Virginia.
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Neighborhood responds to starling decision

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 3:36pm
The Johnson City Commission plans to get rid of a flock of birds bothering the Gump Addition neighborhood.
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