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Elizabethton mother remembers son, died in Afghanistan

There are just a handful of Gold Star families in our area. These are families that have lost a loved one in combat.

Brenda Shelton's son, Benjamin White, was killed in Afghanistan back in June 2010.

Shoney's offers free meal to veterans, active duty servicemen on Memorial Day

While Memorial Day is a day to specifically remember those who gave their lives for our country, some area restaurants wanted to honor all veterans.

One of those places was Shoney's where dozens of veterans stopped by.

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50,500: Estimated number of injuries from car accidents each Memorial Day weekend. Traffic accidents account for an average of 439 fatalities each Memorial Day weekend. For more Memorial Day-related numbers from Wallet Hub, click here.

100 deadliest days for teen drivers

Fifty-five percent of teens report texting while driving just to keep their parents updated.

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First Memorial Day service for Greene Co. park

Memorial Day services are took place across the country today.

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Very warm Tuesday and Wednesday

Mild with patchy fog this morning.  Very warm Tuesday and Wednesday with pop-up afternoon thundershowers.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

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Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

As one of the world's most renowned scientists, Stephen Hawking is regularly called on to help explain the universe's more mysterious phenomena.

But asked to account for Donald Trump's political rise Tuesday, the British theoretical physicist was stumped.

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Airstrikes in Syria kill 23; hospital hit

At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes Monday night in the Syrian city of Idlib, according to a humanitarian group.

Among the places hit was a local hospital, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Video posted by the Syrian Civi...

VHSL regional baseball, softball, soccer and tennis scores

Here are the scores from the opening round of the VHSL playoffs

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StormTrack 5 Team

Very warm Tuesday and Wednesday

Mild with patchy fog this morning.  Very warm Tuesday and Wednesday with pop-up afternoon thundershowers.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

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Six dead after record floods in Texas, Kansas

Six people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas after the region was inundated with rain, authorities said.

Four were killed in Washington County, about 75 miles west of Houston, an area hammered with 17 inches of rain Thursday. One...

Mars closest to Earth tonight

Mars, usually shining bright in the sky, will shine just a little brighter Monday night.  

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