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  1. Bristol races generate $100,000 in sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WCYB

    It's the world's fastest half-mile and the business boom it creates lasts for months. We all know the Bristol races bring in crowds to the surrounding areas. 1 comment

  2. Gate City students participate in drug education & prevention programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WCYB

    According to Virginia's DMV website, more than 200 people were killed in crashes that involved impaired driving in 2011. An eye-opening stat - and Wednesday, Gate City students got an eye-opening experience.

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  3. Local dispatchers honored this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WCYB

    Hopefully you've never had to dial 9-1-1, but if you have called, you have reached a dispatcher on the other end. They play an important role in some of the most frightening situations, and this week many are being honored by their departments.

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  4. Convicted cop killer appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WCYB

    News 5 WCYB was at a status hearing for Nickolus Johnson, who was convicted of killing Bristol, Tennessee, police officer Mark Vance in November, 2004. Johnson was supposed to be executed last April, but was granted post-conviction relief last March, meaning his conviction is being reviewed.

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  5. Search is on for stolen ATVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WCYB

    Have you seen a vehicle like this? It's a 2008 Kubota Diesel, Silver Anniversary Edition, and it was stolen on March 12th or 13th. The stolen vehicle has silver paint, instead of the normal orange on similar Kubota models, and it's worth about $10,000.

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  6. Construction projects this week in SW Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WCYB

    The Virginia Department of Transportation has information about highway construction and maintenance projects for this week in Southwest Virginia. VDOT says when traveling through highway work zones, use caution and be alert to changes in traffic patterns and slow-moving or stopped traffic.

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  7. Bristol Little League season kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WCYB

    The start of spring also means the start of baseball season, and that has some little leagers yelling, "BASEBALL RULES!!!!" More than 200 kids from ages 4 through 12 came to Holston View Elementary School to learn what team they'd be on. Sign ups for the Bristol Tennessee Little League teams began back in January.

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  8. Man & woman facing drug charges after Johnson City bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WCYB

    Police say they arrested 28-year-old Ashley Nicole McClain of Church Hill and 30-year-old John H. Tice of Bristol, TN, on Friday and charged them with several offenses in connection with illegal narcotics activity. They say an investigation into narcotics activity led them to McClain and Tice at a home on N. Roan Street, in possession of various illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

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  9. Bristol ballet dances to a different beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WCYB

    "It is ballet, but it's not going to look like what you may expect ballet to look like," said Bristol Ballet's Artistic Director, Michele Plescia. "There are no tutus and tiaras."

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  10. New jobs before Dick's opens at The PinnacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WCYB

    Dick's Sporting Goods is expected to open its newest store at the Pinnacle in Bristol, Tennessee, next month but first - it needs to hire workers. Dick's says it's looking for exceptional applicants, passionate about sports or the outdoors, to join the team.

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  11. Picking up the bill: Could a new tax be coming to Bristol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WCYB

    If Bristol, Tennessee is to become a "tourist destination," it will need more money to bring tourists to the area says Mayor Lea Powers. She supports the resolution for a privilege tax of up to two percent to bring in extra money for signature projects.

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  12. Bristol City Council considers restaurant tax optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WCYB

    Eating out could come at a higher price in Bristol in coming years. The Bristol, Tennessee City Council is voting Tuesday on a resolution for the possibility of adding a city restaurant tax.

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  13. Civil War exhibit helps you brush up on historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WCYB

    Now, thanks to the Tennessee State Museum, we can learn much more by visiting a traveling exhibit at the Slater Center in Bristol, Tennessee. Terry Napier, Director of Parks and Recreation in Bristol, Tennessee, says it makes it easy to brush up on your history.

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  14. Truck flattens Bristol, TN cable poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | WCYB

    A Bristol, Tennessee CenturyLink pole is flattened after a crash Saturday afternoon. Bristol, Tennessee police said no one was seriously injured.

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  15. Egg hunt in Bass Pro aislesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | WCYB

    Kids wrapped up the week's Easter celebrations with an egg hunt at Bass Pro Shops in Bristol, Tennessee. Kids were dressed in their Sunday best as they searched aisles in different departments for an egg in each color.

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  16. Kids hunt for prize eggs in Bristol, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | WCYB

    Parents 'egged' their kids on during the annual Bristol, Virginia Egg Hunt Saturday. Nearly 200 kids scoured Cumberland Square park for toy and candy filled eggs.

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  17. Running to raise awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WCYB

    A man running across the country stopped in Bristol today to talk about why he's pounding the pavement for so many miles. Noah Coughlan started his journey in New York a little more than a month ago in what he calls his Run For Rare campaign.

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  18. Virginia law releases gas royalties to property ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WCYB

    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited southwest Virginia Tuesday. He addressed a new law signed by the governor, allowing landowners to receive payments they've been waiting on for decades.

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  19. Last chance to pay property taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WCYB

    Hundreds of thousands are still owed to Bristol, Tennessee in property taxes, and Tuesday is the last day to pay. An accounting supervisor in the Bristol, Tennessee finance office said there are still 860 remaining bills amounting $499,108.47.

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  20. Bad inspection report leads to I-81 lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WCYB

    A News 5 WCYB Traffic Alert: There's something extra to watch for if you'll be driving on Interstate 81 this week. The Virginia Department of Transportation is announcing lane closures in both directions while metal panels are removed.

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