Close What Price Beauty? A patchwork of color across our region heralds the new season. But startling results of a study connects spring wildflowers with increased Smoky Mountain air pollution and has some scientists considering a drastic remedy. WBIR 9:29 AM. EDT March 29, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS Newport Animal Shelter likely to close Scanner audio of the moment the escaped Georgia inmates were captured Terrifying moments that led up inmates' surrender Suspect assaults officers during traffic stop Woman's surprise visit by Crusoe Deputies: Boy kept in harness bolted to floor Newport animal shelter could close Homicide charges for missing woman's daughter Search continues for escaped inmates Pet of the Week: Discounted Pet Adoptions More Stories Supreme Court reinstates parts of travel ban; will… Jun 26, 2017, 10:37 a.m. Supreme Court declares churches eligible for some… Jun 26, 2017, 10:47 a.m. Dry air makes for a pleasant Monday, partly cloudy skies Dec 10, 2015, 10:15 a.m.