Vince Coakley shares his thoughts on why comparing the agents at the U.S. Southern Border to those of slave traders is plain ignorant. 

A drop in the temperatures has most of the mid-Atlantic feeling the start of Fall early. Weather Channel Meteorologist Ray Stagich gave his thoughts on the start of the new season in Charlotte and what can be expected going into the weekend. 

The 21st-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels look to build on back-to-back wins when traveling to Atlanta on Saturday (WBT, 7:30 PM). While Georgia Tech has played UNC closer than any other ACC opponent, the Yellow Jackets have struggled to find major success over the past six seasons. However, don't count GT out after holding No. 9 Clemson to 14 points last week.

The Panthers and their number one ranked defense hit the prime time stage Thursday night in a match-up with the Texans in Houston. After an impressive win over the Saints last week, the Panthers are 2-0 on the season.

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. 

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Vince Coakley draws a stark contrast between how the U.S. treats immigrants from Mexico and those coming from Haiti. A recent video from an incident at the southern border shows agents on horseback whipping a Haitian immigrant before he was quickly deported. A process rarely seen with those of Mexican decent.

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A busy week in the entertainment industry with the passing of longtime comedian Norm McDonald and the Emmys fully live back in prime time. WBT's media analyst and Syracuse professor Dr. Robert Thompson breaks down the legacy for the former SNL cast mate and which network took home a lot of hardware on Sunday night.  


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.

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An article from the New York Daily News details how the U.S. is currently on the verge of surpassing the death toll from the 1918 Spanish Flu with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the "next day or two", side-by-side numbers show COVID-related U.S. deaths at 673,763, according to Johns Hopkins University data released on Sunday.

Former FBI assistant director Chris Swecker weighed in on two stories dominating the headlines on Monday's Bo Thompson Morning Show. The first being the disappearance of Gabby Petito, which has now sadly turned into a murder investigation. The 22-year-old New Yorker was found dead in a remote part of Wyoming outside of the Bridger-Teton National Forest.