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Freedom Rider remembers civil rights movement

It's been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. One of the people who played a role in making that happen spoke at ETSU on Monday. 

Sullivan County passes resolution to support abortion amendment

Amendment One is a hot topic leading up to the election in November, and one local government is supporting it.

Virginia Congressman weighs in on mine closures and layoffs

Virginia congressman Morgan Griffith stopped by News Five to weigh in on the issue today while lawmakers are in recess.

Lincoln Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary

The Lincoln Theatre in Marion celebrated its 10th anniversary today.

The theatre opened in 1929, before closing in 1977, and reopening again in 2004.

Man charged with attacking two people for money

A man and woman in Johnson City say they were attacked in their home, which has now led to two arrests. and now there's been two arrests.

Third rape this semester reported on ETSU campus

ETSU sent out a safety notice to students and staff today about a sexual assault that occurred on campus. This is the third reported rape this semester.

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Sullivan County Highway Commissioner says employees are abusing sick time

Forty-nine employees with the Sullivan County Highway Department used sick leave in the last two-week pay period.   

Woman charged with child abuse for the second time in two weeks

Kingsport police say 25-year-old Jeanne Reed was arrested after officers say witnesses tell them they spotted reed's children walking in the road around 11:30 yesterday morning.

New Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter making progress

A partnership could be in the works for the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter.

Tobacco farmer continues family's 101 year legacy

David "Tater" Miller's family has produced tobacco on this farm in Washington County, Virginia for three generations.

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