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Here are the top five stories to get you out the door this morning.

The District of Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in the country to offer a gender-neutral identifier on driver's licenses.

Emergency room overdoses are on the rise. They're up 99 percent nationwide in the past decade.

Starting Tuesday, June 27, the southbound lane on the Gay Street Bridge will be closed as part of construction improvements to Blount Avenue at the south end of the bridge. The closure will last through Thursday, June 29.

Can you buy or shoot off fireworks in your area?

WVLT investigates justice center security: Blount County

Man who has frequented park for decades to be honored with statue

WATCH: Gatlinburg mayor recalls fire that took his home and scarred his town

Love Story Doesn't End At Knoxville Cemetery

WATCH: Mentoring program leading addicted mothers to recovery

New Snapchat update raises privacy concerns for users

Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set

Instilling garage logic in your kids

Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 years

Local church group helps overgrown problem in Maryville

Volunteers help veteran get his dream home

Sister of shooting suspect and victim: "He just snapped"

Blessing Boxes showing up in East Tennessee

Senate GOP unveils health care plan after weeks of secrecy

Vehicle registrations, gasoline prices up July 1; food tax down

Woman facing off-duty officer with gun: "Move real slow and just stay calm"

Chris Blue to play show at Tennessee Theatre

'Tinder for moms' helps arrange play dates, make friends

Study: 80% of paper money has cocaine on it, among other things

Grill Masters answer your questions on Grill Us Hotline July 2

Man accused of killing fiancée, sister in Loudon County shooting

TBI 'Most Wanted' fugitives from Kingsport spotted in New York

State joint resolution passed that recognizes pornography as public health hazard

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