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Businesses looking to start festival after Blue Plum relocation

The Blue Plum Festival in Johnson City will be a little different this year and downtown business owners are not too happy about it.

Gun compromise legislation easily passes Virginia House

The Virginia House has approved three bills that would allow more concealed-weapon permit holders to legally carry guns in the state.

Obama at UN climate change

Despite US setback, Virginia moving forward on 'Clean Power'

Virginia is moving forward to reduce carbon emissions linked to climate change amid uncertainty over the future of the Obama administration's landmark environmental initiative.

Man drove car into lake at Warriors Path State Park

An elderly man driving at Warriors Path State Park is recovering after he drove his car into Fort Patrick Henry Lake.

Early voting underway across Tennessee

Early voting for the March 1 presidential primary started Wednesday morning in Tennessee.

StormTrack 5 Team

Snow showers taper off tonight. Wind chills remain very low.

Snow showers gradually taper off tonight. Windy and frigid with dangerously low wind chills at times through Thursday.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

Payday lenders

Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire

The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker.

Bernie's Yearning Ice Cream

Bernie Sanders tastes 'the Yearn'

Bernie feels "the Yearn." Or at least, he tasted it.

On ABC's "The View" on Wednesday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders had a chance to try ice cream called "Bernie's Yearning."

Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen created 40 pints of the ice cream in his own...

AP Report: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, The Associated Press has learned.

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Weather News

Cuddle Alert for Valentine's Day Weekend

A cold blast of air leaves the eastern half of the US cuddled together this Valentine's Day weekend, including our area.

Got Lotion? Driest air of the season (so far) has moved in

Some of the coldest and driest air of the season has moved in these past few days.

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