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SC man sentenced in cold case Va. rape

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 4:46pm
A South Carolina man convicted of a 2001 rape in Virginia has been sentenced to 33 years in prison.
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ETSU wins emotional game at North Florida

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 12:31am
At halftime of Saturday's game at North Florida, ETSU's Hunter Harris learned his father had passed away, school officials confirmed to News 5 WCYB. The senior from Nashville played on, scoring 12 of his 18 points in the second half to lift the Bucs to an 88-85 win.
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Fast-food chain donates 250 meals to Johnson City food pantry

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 7:20pm
Once a month a Johnson City church works to make sure those who live in our area don't go without the food they need.
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City commission plans to continue downtown Johnson City revitalization

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 7:01pm
The city commission along with city manager Pete Peterson is looking ahead at the next phase of downtown revitalization.
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Police: meth lab found in Walmart parking lot

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 6:45pm
Three people are facing charges after a meth lab is discovered in a Walmart parking lot.
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Girl Scout cookie season officially underway

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 4:52pm
It's almost like a holiday in the Tri-Cities. Tractor trailers arrived in Kingsport  on Saturday carrying 120,000 boxes of the treats.
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Studio hosts charity photo shoot

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 4:50pm
Picsee Studio in downtown Kingsport hosted a charity photo shoot for children with autism on Friday and Saturday.
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Twin Fillies born in Smyth County

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 4:29pm
A rare birth in Smyth County, Virginia has horse lovers celebrating.
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BMS general manager talks Petty, Danica duel

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 1:03am
News 5 WCYB spoke with Bristol Motor Speedway General Manager Jerry Caldwell Friday about the possibility of inviting Richard Petty and Danica Patrick to race each other at BMS.
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Neighborhood still unsure about old mill site redevelopment

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 12:34am
Developers want to turn a Johnson City eye-sore into an $18.5 million apartment complex . It would go up in the old General Mills site on W. Walnut St.
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Five injured in car crash

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 12:18am
Five people are recovering after a crash in Bristol, Tennessee.
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Public could have input on wine in supermarkets bill

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:58pm
A bill to allow Tennessee supermarkets to sell wine has been approved by the State House of Representatives, and soon you could have your say.
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Arrest after crash on the interstate

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:21pm
     There are new details about the man police say got into a fight with a Johnson City officer after crashing on Interstate-26.
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Court: Passing field sobriety tests doesn't matter

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:17pm
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that police may still have grounds to arrest people for DUI even if they pass field sobriety tests.
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Construction takes to the skies for multi-million dollar project

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:12pm
            Most construction projects use ladders and cranes to move workers and materials, but one project in our area is getting a very loud lift.
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Miner killed in southwest Virginia

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:39pm
According to authorities, a miner was killed in Buchanan County at the the Dominion Coal Corporation Number 30 Mine Friday afternoon.
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Local first responders offer emergency training for community

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:22pm
The Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff's Department is offering a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class.
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Local Paralympian prepares for world-class games

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:09pm
Grundy, Virginia is about as far away from snow skiing as you can get, but a native son will be competing in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi in a couple of weeks.
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Storm damage reported in Kingsport

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:03pm
After a strong storm rolled through the Tri-Cities early Friday morning, some people in Kingsport were left cleaning up.
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Dozens of animals rescued from Hawkins County home

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 7:01pm
Hawkins County deputies say they found dozens of animals in unsafe conditions at a Hawkins County home during a routine call..
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