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1 dead in boating accident on Holston River

We just got our first picture from the scene of the deadly boating accident on the Holston River, late Tuesday afternoon. One person is dead and a second is hurt.

Autopsies & police interview with the double-murder defendants

Witnesses in the double-murder trial of a mother & daughter on Tuesday included the medical examiner, and we heard police interviewing the defendants the day after the so-called "Facebook murders.” Live reports continue Wednesday on News 5 WCYB. Follow @wcyb_Stephanie for live tweeting.

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Crossfit: what medical professional and trainers have to say

Crossfit is exactly what it sounds like. It aims to get you fit by cross training.

The fast pace and competitive nature make it a favorite for former athletes and people serious about fitness.

Affordable housing program fights veteran homelessness

For many veterans, the transition to life after service can be rough. An upcoming event should make things a little easier by highlighting services for veterans across our region.

The dog flu is spreading and there's no vaccine for this strain.

Flu season may be over for people but this year's dog flu is just ramping up according to veterinarians.

Home sales up in Virginia, esp. SW Virginia

The housing market is picking up across the country, and Southwest Virginia is showing some very big numbers.

Tennessee's Cannabis bill gets reaction from medical marijuana advocates.

The bill will let seizure patients bring cannabis oil with a very low dose of T-H-C into the state as long as they have a  prescription from a doctor.

Nuclear Fuel Services

Emergency preparedness exercise will look & sound real

This is your heads-up NOT to worry if you hear alarms and see emergency vehicle traffic near Nuclear Fuel Service on Wednesday.

Students enjoy & learn at fire safety event

Virginia Middle School students got treated to a fire safety event. Some actually got to use a fire extinguisher simulator.

Tip leads to 2 charged with 6 drug-related felonies

A tip about possible drug activity in a parking lot leads to two arrests and six drug-related felony charges for dealing out of a car.


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