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Virginia law releases gas royalties to property owners

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited southwest Virginia Tuesday. He addressed a new law signed by the governor, allowing landowners to receive payments they've been waiting on for decades.

Food bank to reopen at new location after storms

Getting back to normal in Southwest Virginia: The Norton Branch of the Food Bank of Wise County has announced it’s going to reopen will open and reestablish regular operations but at a new location.

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Wellmont informs employees of merger

The Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger that News 5 WCYB was first to confirm and bring you Monday night at 5 will be officially announced Thursday. Wellmont informed its employees Tuesday at 3:51pm with a letter you can see here.

Va. attorney general talks about his role in merger

Virginia’s attorney general was in town Wednesday and News 5 WCYB caught up with him to ask about the Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger.

Latest reaction to health system merger

Reaction is coming in from all over our area in regards to the proposed Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger that News 5 WCYB first broke on Monday.

StormTrack 5 Team

StormTrack 5 Weather: Pleasant weather continues tonight.

Above normal temperatures through Friday. Scattered showers & thunderstorms possible Thursday and especially Friday.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

Transplant teen dies in chase

Teen heart transplant recipient dies in police chase

Police say a teen heart transplant recipient carjacked someone, burglarized a home, shot at an elderly woman and led police on a high speed chase that ended in his death.

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Menendez indicted on corruption charges

Federal prosecutors indicted Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges on Wednesday for allegedly using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts , according to the Justice Department.


BMS releases info on tickets for Battle At Bristol

Season ticket holders at Bristol Motor Speedway are guaranteed tickets to the Battle At Bristol.

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