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Bo's PODCAST: Roy Cooper, Mick Mulvaney, Thom Tillis

For the first time since being elected NC Governor, Roy Cooper joins Bo Thompson to talk about his new proposal to repeal HB2. Newly-confirmed White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney talks about his first six days as a part of the Trump Administration. U.S. Senator Tom Tillis talks about Trump's the Flynn resignation, his support…
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Bo's PODCAST: Pat McCrory Returns, Senator Burr Talks DeVos, More

Former NC Governor Pat McCrory's first local interview since the 2016 Election. He talks to Bo Thompson about future plans, the often turbulent aftermath of a rough campaign, possibly working in the Trump Administration, and more. A day after the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, Senator Richard Burr talks about his unwavering support for the new…
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Bo's PODCAST: David Oakley, Mick Mixon, Tribute to Don Russell

Plenty of reaction to Super Bowl 51 with Panthers Radio Voice Mick Mixon, local advertising guru David Oakley of BooneOakley, and media professor Bob Thompson. Plus, Bo pays tribute to WBT legend Don Russell, who announced his retirement over the weekend from WBT after over 40 years.
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Bo's PODCAST: Graham Gano In-Studio, Groundhog Mania, Kroeger @ SB51, Sean O

Panthers kicker Graham Gano joins Bo Thompson, Jim Szoke, and David Chadwick in-studio to preview Super Bowl 51. WFNZ's Chris Kroeger checks in with a Big Game update from Houston. Obligatory Punxsutawney Groundhog Madness. Charles Jenkin introduces a new soft drink. CinemaBlend's Sean O'Connell talks Super Bowl trailers, plus two new movies opening in Charlotte…
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Bo's PODCAST: Mayor Roberts, Final CLT Circus, Musburger's Exit

Mayor Jennifer Roberts returns to the show to talk about Marcus Smith's MLS bid and explain this new "Charlotte Song" competition. Bo plays her a song she's never heard. A spokesman for Ringling Brothers calls in as Charlotte gets set for its final eight shows of the circus... ever. Media expert Dr. Robert Thompson discusses President…
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PODCAST: Clemson Wins, Another Snow Day, U2 Shakes Tree

After Clemson stuns Alabama to win the National Championship, Bo & Szoke talk to WFNZ's Chris Kroeger from Tampa. Brett Jensen and Erik Spanberg also call in with reaction. CMS School Board Member Rhonda Lennon previews tonight's big meeting featuring the incoming Superintendent and a report on possible boundary changes, plus she talks about the…
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PODCAST: Bobby Bowden, James Woolsey, Ann Clark

Hours ahead of the College Football National Championship, legendary former FSU Head Coach Bobby Bowden joins Bo Thompson and Jim Szoke to preview the game. Former CIA Director James Woolsey joins Bo to break down the newly declassified Intelligence report regarding Russian election interference. CMS Superintendent Ann Clark calls in to explain why the district…
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PODCAST: Winter Wx Update, Megan Kelly's Move, Gettleman Speaks

NBC Charlotte's Brad Panovich joins Bo Thompson to update the Winter Weather system headed our way for the weekend. Media expert Robert Thompson checks win with reaction to the bombshell news that FOX's Megan Kelly is moving to NBC News. Bo & Szoke break down key moments from Panthers GM Dave Gettleman's annual news conference…
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Podcast: Snow Coming? Mariah's NYE Meltdown, Congress Back in D.C.

TWC's Ray Stagich updates Bo Thompson on the possibility of snow in Charlotte this weekend. Bo, Szoke, & Don Russell discuss the Mariah Carey vs. Dick Clark Productions feud in the wake of her disastrous NYE performance. Ninth District Rep. Robert Pittenger checks in from Washington as the 115th Congress begins today. Erik Spanberg calls in about…
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Podcast: HB2 Lives, Revisiting Trump on WBT, Sean's Best 2016 Movies

After the NCGA adjourned its special session without repealing HB2, Bo Thompson gauged reaction from Erik Spanberg, Kenny Smith, and Tim Boyum. CinemaBlend's Sean O'Connell talks Best and Worst movies of 2016. Charles Jenkin visits Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and a new donut & biscuit joint. Bo & Szoke talk about the media return of Luke…
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Podcast: City Council Emergency Session, Theresa's New Reality, 90's Rock

On the day of the NCGA Special Session on HB2 in Raleigh, an emergency City Council meeting is called at 9am. Councilman Kenny Smith calls in on his way to the meeting. Cyber-security expert Theresa Payton announces her key role in a new CBS Reality show to debut after the 2017 AFC Championship. TWC's Tim…
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CMN: Chief Kerr Putney In Studio, HB2 on the Brink, Claire Fallon

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney returns to the studio to reflect with Bo Thompson on 2016. The Charlotte City Council votes 10-0 to repeal the non-discrimination ordinance, possible clearing the way for a repeal of HB-2 in Raleigh: Kenny Smith, Claire Fallon, Mark Garrison, and Erik Spanberg react. USO Operation Exodus coverage continues with…
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CMN: Operation Exodus, Sen. Thom Tillis, John Hancock

Our annual USO Operation Exodus broadcast from Charlotte Douglas International Airport: Bo Thompson's on-location interviews with military troops as they head home for the holidays. Also, Senator Thom Tillis, Bob & Sheri, and USO NC President John Falkenbury. John Hancock and Sharon Sanders call in to recap the Kids First weekend. WBT Staff Picks for…
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CMN: Rogue One Review, Hancock on Bike Drive, RIP Craig Sager

Podcast exclusive: CinemaBlend's Sean O'Connell joins Bo Thompson for an extended version of his Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review. John Hancock calls in with a recap of his Kids First Annual Auction yesterday and a preview of tonight's Bike Drive. Bo and Szoke remember legendary NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager. David Chadwick offers…
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CMN: Bill Rosinski on Wake Forest Scandal, Theresa Payton on Yahoo, Erik Spanberg

ESPN Radio College Football voice Bill Rosinski talks with Bo Thompson and Jim Szoke about the Wake Forest scandal. Cyber-security expert Theresa Payton breaks down the latest and largest Yahoo security breach. Erik Spanberg talks about the 2017 battle for CLT Mayor, the possible changes ahead for media members who cover Donald Trump, Cam Newton vs.…
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CMN: Bo Talks to New CMS Super, RIP Alan Thicke, Rhonda Lennon

Dr. Clayton Wilcox, the next CMS Superintendent, talks to Bo Thompson about coming to Charlotte and what to expect when he takes over the district in July 2017. Remembering TV Dad Alan Thicke, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 69. More insight on the CMS Superintendent search from School Board member Rhonda Lennon.
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CMN: Vy Lyles Talks Possible CLT Mayor Run, Steve Crump, Biff Trump-nen

Yet another potential candidate for CLT Mayor in 2017: Mayor Pro-Tem Vy Lyles joins Bo Thompson to talk about her possible campaign. The man who hurled racial slurs at WBTV's Steve Crump in October has died: Steve joins Bo to talk about it. Sharon Sanders calls in with a Kids First update. Bo misses his…
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CMN: Mick Mixon, Cam's Cardigan, Tom Blocker

Mick Mixon joins Bo Thompson and Jim Szoke to break down Sunday's Panther win against the Chargers. Bo & Jim discuss Cam's latest post-game outfit and Jonathan Stewart's amazing slo-mo flip. The first music clips from the new Star Wars movie have been released. Tom Blocker recaps a big year for all kinds of SUVs.…
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CMN: Doug MAXX-well, Staff Picks, Cost of 12 days

Fun with Doug MAXwell. The WBT Staff makes their picks for the Panthers-Chargers game. CinemaBlend's Sean O'Connell reviews "Office Christmas Party." Charles Jenkin explores gift ideas for BBQ & Meatheads, plus the new Stoke Charlotte restaurant. How much would it cost to buy everything mentioned in the "12 Days of Christmas" song this year?
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