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    Clearing skies on tap for your Sunday night, patchy fog late

    The Storm Team 11 forecast calls for partly cloudy skies for the rest of your Sunday evening. Skies will clear through the overnight with a low of 52 degrees. There will be patchy fog late especially in the higher elevations into tomorrow morning. We will start off the next work week with warm temperatures and mostly []

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    SNAP food stamp eligibility is changing: Do you qualify now?

    Starting Oct. 1, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is raising its income limits, meaning people who previously weren't eligible to receive grocery assistance may now qualify.

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    Marion’s feline mayor, Mr. Pickles, passes away

    MARION, Va. (WJHL) — The beloved unofficial feline mayor of the Town of Marion, Mr. Pickles, has died. Advocates for the cat, who called the streets of Marion his home, said over social media that Mr. Pickles was found in an underground passageway/manhole after he'd been missing for several days. The post said although Mr. []

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    Tennessee’s offense heats up in win over South Carolina

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) -- As the first quarter started to unfold it quickly promised to be the most eventful start to Tennessee football yet this season. The Vols sent South Carolina away with nothing after their first drive, the Gamecocks couldn't do the same. Jaylen Wright got loose and turned on the rockets for a []

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    Congress votes to avert shutdown

    Congress has averted a shutdown with just hours to spare, capping a dramatic day that started with a lapse in government funding appearing all but inevitable. The Senate voted 88-9 to pass a “clean” continuing resolution (CR) that funds the government at current levels through Nov. 17 and gives the Biden administration $16 billion it []

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    Public relations lead for Boone Dam Project releases book titled “Fill the Dam Thing Up!”

    BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — A newly-published book explores the lessons one local woman learned while working in community relations on the Boone Dam Project. Fill the Dam Thing Up! dives into Mary Ellen Miller's experience working with the concerned public throughout the process of repairing and reopening Boone Dam. The $400 million project took seven []

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    Fair skies and patchy fog through the overnight into Sunday

    The Storm Team 11 forecast calls for partly cloudy skies for the rest of your Saturday evening. Skies will clear through the overnight with a low of 56 degrees. There will be patchy fog late especially in the higher elevations into tomorrow morning. Patchy fog to start off your Sunday, but overall it will be a []

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    Southern Pickleball hosts inaugural Tennessee State Championship in Johnson City

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Visit Johnson City and Southern Pickleball have joined forces to host the first-ever Tennessee State Pickleball Championship in the Tri-Cities. Players of all ages and skill levels gathered at Memorial Park Community Center pickleball courts to compete in a round-robin format throughout the weekend, allowing the players to play against []

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    Bucs fall to Samford 42-28 in SoCon opener

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WJHL) - ETSU stuck with Samford in the first half of the SoCon season-opener, but was overrun by the Bulldogs in the final two quarters, as they drop a 42-28 decision on Saturday afternoon. Starting quarterback Tyler Riddell returned for the Bucs in the loss. He completed 9-of-23 passes for 118 yards, a []

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    Woman arrested after allegedly kidnapping, binding victim with packing tape during burglary, JCPD says

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Johnson City woman was arrested after she allegedly bound a victim with packing tape while holding him at knifepoint, then stole his wallet, keys and car, according to the Johnson City Police Department (JCPD). According to a release from the JCPD, Courtney Fair was arrested on Wednesday following the []

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    Elizabethton Haunted Forest opens for the season with new chilling features

    ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Elizabethton Haunted Forest opened for its 17th year in operation on Friday. The scary venue has a haunted forest trail, a zombie outbreak game of "find the flag" and two escape rooms, among other chilling features. Owners told News Channel 11 that the haunted forest trail is about three acres []

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    Patchy dense fog this morning, sunny and mild afternoon, great outdoor weather

    Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. for Buchanan and Dickenson counties in Virginia as well as Leslie and Letcher counties in Kentucky. Our Storm Team 11 forecast calls for patchy dense fog this morning. Dense fog advisories for portions of the Tri-Cities through 10 a.m. this morning. The rest of the afternoon []