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A committee formed in the wake of the shooting on the North Carolina college campus last April has proposed a $1 million memorial to honor the victims.
(David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP, File)
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 3:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A committee formed in the wake of a shooting on a North Carolina college campus last April has proposed a $1 million memorial to honor the victims. The commission at UNC Charlotte recommended creating a “significant, focal memorial and commemorative space” in Belk Plaza,...
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4 Murder Hot Spots in Charlotte
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
January 07, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has identified 4 hot spots of violent crime and murder within it's jurisdiction. According to a report delivered to the Charlotte City Council by Rebecca Hefner, director of the City of Charlotte's Data & Analytics team and CMPD Deputy Chief Gerald Smith...
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Pat McCrory and Thom Tillis in Studio
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
January 03, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Senator Thom Tillis visited the Pat McCrory show and gave an update of the impeachment proceedings from his perspective. Tillis said "We are in about the third week of impeachment held hostage over on the House side." "I think Pelosi has decided to keep it because she understands that she has a bad...
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McCrory Calls out Democrats
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
January 03, 2020 - 11:20 am
When President Barack Obama announced the killing of the Osama Bin Laden, it was a red carpet affair. One which was received by the nation and all political parties as a victory for justice. Friday's killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, which was ordered by President Donald Trump has been...
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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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WBT
December 29, 2019 - 11:05 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Police in a suburban North Carolina city said on Sunday they’re still trying to identify and arrest who is responsible for the shooting death of a 13-year-old girl outside of a mall. Concord Police identified the victim as Avenanna Propst of Concord, who authorities say died at...
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WBT
December 17, 2019 - 6:43 pm
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The adoptive father of a North Carolina teenager who was missing for years before her body was found in South Carolina has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges, prosecutors said. Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Parsons, pleaded guilty in Rowan County...
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WBT
December 12, 2019 - 8:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A national civil rights group has warned the leaders of the University of North Carolina that they should reconsider a $2.5 million settlement involving a statue of a Confederate soldier that protesters toppled last year at the system’s flagship campus. In a letter sent to the...
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Pat disagrees
The Pat McCrory Show w/ Bo Thompson
December 10, 2019 - 10:41 am
Today during a live press conference, House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. All the news networks are reporting the announcement as a historical day. "My response.....No it isn't. This will be a historical footnote" Pat McCrory...
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WBT
December 09, 2019 - 7:26 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said on Monday he’s “very confident” that he’ll win any Republican primary he may be in — a reference to a North Carolina GOP congressman mulling an 11th-hour statewide challenge of him due to recently redrawn House maps. Speaking to reporters after filing...
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