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Announcement for children's health partnership

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UPDATE: Teen charged with murder after shooting in Pound, Va.

A Pound, Virginia teenager who is accused of shooting his older brother is charged with first-degree murder.

Flu season has started in the Tri-Cities

Pharmacies around the region are starting to see people with flu symptoms.


Tennessee Treasury Department matches money for low income families

Saving for college can be hard, especially for families who have a tough time making ends meet.

Senator proposes bill to simplify federal financial aid

Senator Lamar Alexander has proposed the "Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act," otherwise known as the fast act.

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StormTrack 5 Weather: Sunny and warm today

We are tracking sunshine through early Thursday with clouds and rain returning to end the week.

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First U.S. Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.

A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Now, health officials are searching for people who came in contact with the man.

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Ebola virus

How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily flui...

'Hometown Highlights' features perfect pass

The "Hometown Highlights" segment on News 5 WCYB features high school football highlights sent in by viewers. Video can be sent to

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Kentucky man charged with Pound robbery

A Kentucky man has been arrested after a gas station robbery in Pound, Virginia.


Marijuana plants worth over $100k found in Smyth County

Citizen reports of possible drug activity the Rich Valley area of Smyth County led deputies to find a major marijuana growing operation.

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