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Weather Photos: August 2014

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

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Development progress: The Pinnacle

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These News 5 staff photos show the progress of construction at the Pinnacle development site in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Local mug shots: July 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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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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In the World

White House fashion faux pas

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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8 great Labor Day weekend getaways

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Looking for a last-minute trip this Labor Day weekend? Check out these eight great (and budget-friendly) getaways.

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Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty

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Japanese comic company Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty and Friends, recently dropped a bombshell on Hello Kitty's fans by revealing that she is not, in fact, a kitty, but rather a perpetual third-grade girl named Kitty White, the daughter of George and Mary White, who lives just outside of London, England. Take a look inside the weird world of the international phenomenon.

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Biggest data breaches of all time

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The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, though the extent of the damage from the attack and where it came from have not yet been determined. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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Shocking college sports scandals

Josh Shaw, USC Trojans, 2012

USC senior football team captain Josh Shaw admitted that he fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew in a pool, he lied about how he suffered ankle injuries. The school announced he is suspended from the team indefinitely. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

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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

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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

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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

Shocking college sports scandals

Josh Shaw, USC Trojans, 2012

USC senior football team captain Josh Shaw admitted that he fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew in a pool, he lied about how he suffered ankle injuries. The school announced he is suspended from the team indefinitely. Check out other shocking sports scandals from recent decades.

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NFL's most valuable teams

Tony Romo

The average NFL team is currently worth $1.43 billion, according to Forbes. Take a look at which NFL teams are worth the most.

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Controversial sports team names

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With the Washington Redskins filing an appeal Thursday seeking to overturn a decision stripping the franchise of its trademark protection, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Notable auto racing deaths

Kevin Ward Jr

Following the tragic death of Kevin Ward Jr., take a look back at other auto racers lost through the years.

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What drives Danny Thompson?

Danny Thompson

This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.

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Celebrity Snapshots

Best TV teachers of all time

Welcome back Kotter cast

From Mrs. Krabappel on "The Simpsons" to Mr. Kotter from "Welcome Back Kotter," check out some of the most memorable TV teachers.

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Celebrities who joined March on Washington

Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Charlton Heston at March on Washington

When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps during 1963's March on Washington, more than a few famous faces were on hand to help the cause.

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'Pee-wee's Playhouse': Where are they now?

Paul Reubens as Pee-Wee Herman in Pee-wee's Playhouse

In honor of Paul Reubens' 62nd birthday on Wednesday, join us for a look at where Pee-wee Herman and his pals are nearly 30 years after the debut of "Pee-wee's Playhouse."

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Celebrities who are surprisingly related

Melissa McCarthy, March 2012

Family trees are often full of surprises, but nowhere more than with celebrities. Join us for a surprising look at which stars have other stars for cousins, uncles, aunts and beyond.

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Where are 'Cheers' stars today?

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Are you ready to go back to a place where everybody knows your name? Then start by cheering for this "Cheers" slideshow.

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Irresistible

Celebrities who go by one name

Kendall Jenner blurb

Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who go by one name. The Kardashian clan member says she's ditching her last name to boost her modeling career.

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White House fashion faux pas

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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8 great Labor Day weekend getaways

road trip, traveling in car, driving

Looking for a last-minute trip this Labor Day weekend? Check out these eight great (and budget-friendly) getaways.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Britney Spears, July 2013, Smurfs 2 premiere

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

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Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty float

Japanese comic company Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty and Friends, recently dropped a bombshell on Hello Kitty's fans by revealing that she is not, in fact, a kitty, but rather a perpetual third-grade girl named Kitty White, the daughter of George and Mary White, who lives just outside of London, England. Take a look inside the weird world of the international phenomenon.

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