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Weather photos: July 2014 (2)

Photos sent in by our staff and viewers at the end of July 2014. Click here to submit your own.

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Weather photos: July 2014

Photos sent in by our staff and viewers in July 2014. Click here to submit your own.

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Local mug shots: July 2014

07-05-14 Wuilmer Becerra

Mug shots on the WCYB Crime Report are from local law enforcement agencies and are public record. All persons in these photos were charged and are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Being arrested does not imply guilt and under no circumstances does News 5 claim or imply anyone on the WCYB Crime Report is guilty of a crime.

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Photos: Fun Fest 2014

These are photos taken on the first day of Fun Fest 2014 in Kingsport, Tennessee. Photos by Caitlin Chapman-Rambo and WCYB New Media Manager Bill Rambo.

If you'd like a copy of your photo, email brambo@wcyb.com with the number of the picture.

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Local mug shots: June 2014

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Mug shots on the WCYB Crime Report are from local law enforcement agencies and are public record. All persons in these photos were charged and are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Being arrested does not imply guilt and under no circumstances does News 5 claim or imply anyone on the WCYB Crime Report is guilty of a crime.

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In the World

Same-sex marriage by state

Gay marriage, brides on wedding cake

Virginia's gay marriage ban is the latest to be overturned in court. Here's a look at the path same-sex marriage has taken across the country.

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World War I: A look back 100 years later

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Take a look back at one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history.

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What is an IPO?

Virgin America

As Virgin America file for an IPO, find out more about an initial public stock offering and what it means for a company.

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Costa Concordia hauled to final resting place

Costa Concordia scrapped

The Costa Concordia finished its final journey on Sunday. It's been towed to Genoa, where it will be dismantled. The ship turned on its side after striking rocks off the Italian island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2012. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

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What to know: South Korea ferry disaster

South Korea ferry rescue

Take a look at images from the South Korean ferry disaster that killed hundreds of people and shocked the nation.

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2012 Elections

Athletes who became politicians

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 2010

After enjoying successful athletic careers, these notable sports figures opted to run for public office.

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Republican Party history

Abraham Lincoln

The Republican Party is the second oldest currently existing political party in the U.S. behind the Democratic Party. Take a look at a timeline of the key dates, events, leaders and policies that make up the history of the Republican Party.

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5 closest U.S. presidential elections

Bush wins 2000 blurb

Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

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Notable tweets from election night 2012

New Twitter logo

Twitter was a popular place for voters, politicians and comedians on election night. Take a look at some of the funniest and most notable tweets from Tuesday night.

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The day after: 2012 Election front pages

San Francisco Chronicle front page

Some newspapers found creative ways to announce the re-election of President Barack Obama.

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Sports Slideshows

Celebrities who are gay

Ian Thorpe

Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out after years of speculation about his sexuality. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

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2014 World Cup in photos

Germany's Mario Goetze, World Cup 2014

Germany has won the 2014 World Cup, scoring a 1-0 victory against Argentina in the final on Sunday. Take a look back at all the action from the tournament.

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Twitter reacts to LeBron returning to Cleveland

LeBron James dunking basketball

Twitter exploded when NBA star LeBron James confirmed that he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Take a look at some of the most amusing tweets.

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What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

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The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

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NFL players who have died young

NFL logo sign outside football stadium

A preliminary settlement has been reached in the NFL concussions lawsuit. Take a look at NFL players who have died young, many from brain injuries related to hits on the field.

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Celebrity Snapshots

Celebrities who died too young

Mama Cass Elliot album photo

Tuesday marks 40 years since "Mama" Cass Elliot died at age 32. In honor of The Mamas & the Papas' singer, join us in remembering her and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Where are 'Full House' stars today?

Full House cast photo, blurb size

Lori Loughlin, better known to "Full House" fans as "Aunt Becky," celebrates her 50th birthday on Monday. As you let that set in, let's take a look at where all the stars of the 1990s sitcom are today.

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Double threats: Musicians who act

Prince in Purple Rain

It was three decades ago that pop star Prince became movie star Prince. With "Purple Rain" celebrating its 30th anniversary July 27, join us for a look at "The Purple One" other singing stars who are double threats.

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Child actors who grew up into stars

Anna Paquin file photo

While the child stars whose careers fade seem to get most of the press, plenty of young actors have managed to stay successful into adulthood, including Anna Paquin, who is celebrating her 32nd birthday on Thursday.

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TV's all-time 30 greatest pets

Kelsey Grammer and Eddie the dog from Frasier

Whether they were the star of the show or just part of the cast, television history is filled with animal stars who stole the spotlight from their human co-stars. Here's a look at our picks for the best 30 TV pets ever.

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Irresistible

10 vices that are good for you

Chocolate

It's National Milk Chocolate Day. Did you know that chocolate is among 10 vices that can actually be good for you?

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Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. in Sept., to head the eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

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Happiest/unhappiest U.S. cities

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It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.

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What would Americans do if they won the lottery?

Money

A family of 17 is splitting a $20 million lottery jackpot they won in New Jersey. How would most Americans spend their winnings if they hit it big? Click through to find out.

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Shocking CEO downfalls

Walmart US CEO Bill Simon

Walmart's Bill Simon is the latest big-name CEO to make a shocking departure.

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