Wall Street Journal writer and author of Visible Hand Matthew Hennessy joined Brett Winterble to talk about the inspiration for his book on economics for beginners, what he hopes readers will take away from his book + his take on if the market can be managed and what happens when people try. Purchase Hennessy’s book […]

"They run into the fire, grab the people that are in there, and pull them then back out through the fire to safety."

WBT's cybersecurity expert and CEO of Fortalice Solutions Theresa Payton answers your tech questions. Anything from Apple updates to the latest on protecting your vaccine identity. The former White House CIO covers it all during her hour on the Bo Thompson Morning Show on Wednesday. 

Another student has been charged with bringing a gun to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school. According to police, the incident happened Monday at West Charlotte High School. No further details were provided by CMPD. In just 17 days of class, this marks the eighth weapon— seven guns and a knife— to be found on school property.

North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks with Bo Thompson about NC employment issues, local area government solvency, and information about the benefits of the state's ABLE program.

WBT's auto expert Tom Blocker takes a look at a competition of a gas powered vs. an electric vehicle on a long trip. The JD Power quality survey results are out, and a car company rumored to be attempting to create its own fuel. A lot going on in the auto industry this week. 

The travel site named North Carolina as their top state with the most hospitable hosts, according to internal data collected over the past year. The Tar Heel State was complemented for having a noticeable southern charm, including an Asheville property named Lucky W Cottage which received over 530 5-star reviews from visitors.

“We’ve just had our highest numbers of cases and hospitalizations in about two months,” Cooper told reporters on Wednesday “There are a number of things, particularly in getting people vaccinated, that we are able to do because we’re in a state of emergency.” New cases have increased from near all-time lows.

A problem spawned by global supply chain issues and a worker shortages that has forced business owners to explore alternatives to mass produced products. During a recent meeting of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC), chairman Zander Guy Jr. addressed the liquor shortage in the state, according to the Charlotte Observer. 

Video of the incident shows the two deputies outside Sutherland's cell trying to remove him for a court hearing. One of them appears to use a taser several times as Sutherland cries out for help on the floor. They also kneeled on his back before he eventually stopped moving. An hour later, Sutherland was pronounced dead, according to officials at the Al Cannon Detention Center.