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Kingsport man takes crack at wood-sculpture to pay bills

A Kingsport man is carving a new path from a bad situation. Wesley Sowlads was laid off about a week ago, and while looking for new work, he took a shot at a new hobby.

JCPD steps up patrol for Super Bowl weekend DUI enforcement

Police are stepping up patrols in anticipation of a weekend full of Super Bowl celebrating. The Johnson City Police Department is bringing in extra officers to catch people driving under the influence.

Certified ETSU students preparing taxes for free

For people in the Tri-Cities who want their taxes done but don't want to pay, a group is helping out in Johnson City.

Students offer free help filing taxes

If you need a little help filing your taxes this year ETSU business students are offering free assistance.

TN House of Reps seeks to limit federal power

The Tennessee House of Representatives voted to join four other states who want to form a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution.

StormTrack 5 Team

Super Bowl weekend weather looks nice!

Seasonably cool weather through the weekend. Big changes on the way for early next week!

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

Maverick was trapped for 72 hours

Missouri dog rescued after 72 hours in sinkhole

He might be an old dog, but he's a fighter. A 12-year-old German shepherd in Missouri barely survived after being buried in a sinkhole for 72 hours.

Peter Saunders speaks ab out clergy sexual abuse, Sept. 15, 2010, London

Peter Saunders, Chief Executive of the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC), flanked by

Sex abuse survivor says not leaving Vatican panel

One of two sex abuse survivors on Pope Francis' commission on the abuse of minors by the clergy has taken a leave of absence, the Vatican announced Saturday. But Peter Saunders says he is not leaving.

The Backstretch Blog Top 16 in ’16: No. 15 Chase Elliott

There are 15 days until the 2016 Daytona 500 and so I continue my annual countdown of the drivers I think will make the 2016 Chase for the Championship.

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Regional News

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Weather News


Saturday Night's StormTrack 5 Forecast Video

Meteorologist Ricky Matthews and the StormTrack 5 Weather Team are tracking a storm system that will bring rain and some snow to the region at the start of the work week. Details in the latest forecast video.

FAST FORECAST: 02-06-2016

Fast Forecast for Saturday morning, February 6th of 2016

Saturday Morning's StormTrack 5 Forecast: 02-06-16

Super Bowl weekend looks great!  After that, winter strikes back.  Meteorologist Chris Michaels has your StormTrack 5 forecast.

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