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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
July 14, 2017 - 7:53 am
Bo Thompson talked with Mayoral Candidate Joel Ford after his opponent talked about a meeting between the two earlier this week.
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July 13, 2017 - 8:44 am
New Kids on the Block singer and actor, Donnie Wahlberg, surprised Charlotte Waffle House employees with an unforgettable visit Wednesday night. Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip for an $82.50 meal at the Queen City Drive restaurant. Wahlberg posted a video of his visit to his official Facebook page...
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June 02, 2017 - 12:21 pm
On April 10th, WBT celebrated 95 years of radio. In addition, three historical men were inducted into the WBT Hall of Fame: "Rockin" Ray Gooding, "Hello Henry" Boggan, and "Charlotte's Most Beloved", John Hancock. Ray Gooding was one of the first African-American voices on Carolina radio. He...
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LIN MCDOWELL
June 21, 2017 - 7:10 am
On Tuesday night, county commissioners gave their go-ahead to a one billion dollar package that would result in the building of ten new schools with seven of those schools being rebuilt. County Manager Dena Diorio emphasized that the budget does not include a property tax hike, nor does the city of...
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Dreamstime
June 21, 2017 - 5:19 am
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers are investigating after two men were shot and killed at an apartment complex in north Charlotte Tuesday. The first incident occurred in the 4600 block of Eastwick Place in the Hickory Grove Division that happened shortly after 11 p.m. The victim was found in...
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JIM BARROLL
June 20, 2017 - 8:28 am
An arrest has been made in a late Sunday night hit-and-run accident that occurred in the 3900 block of Freedom Drive. A witness stated a white SUV ran the red light on Ashley Road and turned left onto Freedom Drive. The witness stated the SUV drove west on Freedom Drive and struck the pedestrian...
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Maggie Dixon (Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 20, 2017 - 5:42 am
A Laurinburg woman is facing serious charges in the attempted murder of her one year old son. 32 year old Maggie Dixon had been alone in a hospital room at Carolinas Medical Center Levine Children's Hospital with her 1-year-old son when hospital staff were alerted to abnormalities in the child's...
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Dreamstime
June 19, 2017 - 8:53 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 2300 block of Farmer Street in the Westover Division. The call for service came in at 1:27p.m. on Sunday, June 18. Westover patrol officers located an adult male victim,...
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Dreamstime
June 19, 2017 - 7:35 am
An empty wheelchair next to some fishing gear and no one to be found. A mystery along the Catawba River has authorities baffled and searching for the missing angler. Bob Culp was walking along the river taking in the scenery when he came upon this bizarre scene. He told WBTV it's a shame that...
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JIM BARROLL
June 19, 2017 - 6:26 am
CMPD asking for the public's help in the search for a driver involved in a hit-and-run fatal accident. On Sunday around 11:30 p.m., Metro Division officers responded to the 3900 block of Freedom Drive where they located a male in the left lane. Medic personnel pronounced the male dead at the scene...
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