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Fact checking the Tennesee Republican Senate primary race

State Representative Joe Carr is challenging U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander for the right to represent the Republican Party in the November general election.

New superintendent for Bristol, Virginia schools says some good and bad ahead

Bristol, Virginia leaders celebrated the city's new superintendent on Thursday. Rex Gearheart officially becomes the head of the school system on August 1.


Commission overrides mayor's budget veto

The County Commission voted to override the mayor’s veto on Thursday, approving the version they had already passed.

Tax-free weekend to start Friday in Tennessee and Virginia

A new school year is upon us and with that comes school supply checklists. Friday starts a three-day holiday weekend in Tennessee and Virginia.

Deputies looking for man who made meth in his grandmother's basement

Sullivan County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a Kingsport man after they discovered he was making meth in a home on Potato Hill Road.

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StormTrack 5 Weather: Scattered areas of rain possible tonight and Friday

We are tracking cooler than normal temperatures stick around through the weekend.

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Israeli airstrike in Gaza van hit

3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

After weeks of fighting and hundreds of deaths, some semblance of peace may be coming to the Middle East -- at least temporarily.

CNN CDC quarantine stations

Experts: US is ready for Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outfitted a Gulfstream jet with an isolation pod designed and built by the U.S. Defense Department to transport Americans sick with Ebola, the CDC and a private company.

Vols enter preseason camp relying on newcomers

Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he occasionally feels as though he's running an expansion team because the Volunteers have altered their roster so much since the end of last season.

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Two charged with metal, auto parts theft

Two people were charged with stealing metal and car parts in Washington County.


Police say 'professional' thieves stole electronics worth over $6,000

Kingsport Police say a group of five people used an elaborate shoplifting scheme to steal thousands of dollars worth of items from a local store.


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