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Top 5 Stories of 2019
WBT
January 02, 2020 - 3:22 pm
It's a new year and time to take a look back at the top 5 WBT news stories from 2019. Number 5 Panthers fire Ron Rivera as head coach . During a disappointing 5-11 season, Panthers owner David Tepper let Rivera go after a loss to the Redskins. Rivera finished at 76-63-1. Number 4 A special election...
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John Stokes last Day
WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
December 20, 2019 - 9:50 am
Bo Thompson speaks to John Stokes several times a morning as he passes the live audience from the studio to the newsroom, but this morning was different. At 7:45, Thompson said to Stokes, "Hey John, could you come down the hall and join me in the studio please?" After 41 years in radio news and 32...
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Photo Credit: Mark Garrison
Charlotte at Six
December 18, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Mark Garrison has the story of the "amnesia artist."
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The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
December 16, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Carl Scheer, the first general manager of the Charlotte Hornets and an innovator who originated the idea of the slam dunk contest, died Friday in Charlotte. He was 82. Pat McCrory remembers Scheer from his days as GM with the Carolina Cougars of the ABA, where McCrory was waterboy in the early 1970...
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John Hancock Returns
WBT
December 06, 2019 - 6:02 pm
A huge part of John Hancock's legacy at WBT is his dedication to Kids First of the Carolinas, especially during the holiday season. Being involved with "Hey Kid, It's Santa" through WBT has been an annual way for John to assist the fundrasing efforts. This year however, Hancock is retired and does...
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The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
December 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Major League Soccer authorized its expansion committee to enter final negotiations with David Tepper to bring the league’s 30th franchise to Charlotte. One of the final negotiation points is a matter of 100 million dollars to fund stadium renovations to make Bank of America Stadium "MLS ready". Pat...
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Diamond and Silk on WBT
WBT
December 02, 2019 - 3:06 pm
On October 28-29 famed Social Media Influencers and Political Vloggers Diamond and Silk joined Brett Jensen in the WBT Studio for 2 days of radio unlike WBT has ever seen. These 2 outspoken sisters had the phone lines lighting up like a runway and WBT social media buzzing at a record pace. The...
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Pat McCrory on Non-violent Criminals
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
November 26, 2019 - 11:34 am
Pat McCrory challenges the classifcation of non-violent crimes. For instance, "If your house has been broken into, you don't feel like that is a non-violent crime, you've been violated." "You never forget for the rest of the time you live in that house, because you are afraid it's going to happen...
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Adam Schiff
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
November 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Pat McCrory was an invited guest to NBC's Meet The Press recently and another guest of the show was Congressman Adam Schiff. Of course with Schiff in the news so much recently, he has often been a topic of discusion on The Pat MCCrory Show. Although Congressman Schiff and McCrory did not share any...
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The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
November 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Pat McCrory recites a "letter" that he wrote President Donald J. Trump supporting his bid for re-election. McCrory gives the President some poignant advice and an evaluation of his Presidency thus far. "We need you because you were right on immigration, foreign trade, taxes and the economy..."...
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