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WBT's Morning News w/ Bo Thompson
August 21, 2017 - 9:30 am
Mark Garrison, WBT News (Columbia, SC) About 100,000 eclipse enthusiasts are descending on Columbia this morning. One guy from Thomasville, North Carolina was first in line by the gates at the fairgrounds. He slept here overnight to make sure he didn't missed this once-in-a-lifetime experience...
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August 15, 2017 - 3:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The alumni association president of a troubled, for-profit law school in North Carolina says it's closing immediately. Lee Robertson Jr. says Charlotte School of Law employees were notified Monday. By Tuesday afternoon, the 11-year-old school's website had been taken down...
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August 09, 2017 - 1:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Allstate Insurance Co. announced on Wednesday plans to more than double its North Carolina workforce by expanding in the Charlotte area, investing more than $22 million and creating 2,250 new jobs by 2020. Gov. Roy Cooper and leaders of the nation's largest publicly-traded...
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July 31, 2017 - 12:48 pm
The state of North Carolina recently passed a brunch bill making it legal for communities to adopt a local ordinance that is beginning Sunday liquor sales starting at 10 a.m. instead of noon. Mecklenburg County has passed an ordiance to make it legal locally here in Charlotte. Restaurants can serve...
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July 31, 2017 - 10:46 am
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) -- Crews are taking two approaches to restore power to two North Carolina Outer Banks islands. Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative spokeswoman Laura Ertle said in a statement that crews are digging up damaged cables to splice together. The utility also is looking at an overhead...
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June 12, 2017 - 9:42 am
WBT heads to Davidson, NC on Friday July 21st! We'll be at The Soda Shop, 104 Main St. in Downtown Davidson. Come out and meet Bo Thompson, Scott Fitzgerald and John Hancock. This is your chance to listen and learn all about what's going in Davidson. So whether you already live there, or are...
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