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kannapolis, certainly increasing this hour. if you're coming out of gastonia from 321 in center city, 18 minutes, average speed 68-miles-per-hour. you've got the green light from 321 up through lowell and mcadenville on belmont and 485 this morning. charlotte commute looks good. 485, 77, 85 all running in the green, seeing very few delays, we do have an accident though on wt harris boulevard up to i-85 around university city area, and as we slide up in lake norman coming southbound, 77, running in the green from davidson all the way down to 485, so the lake norman commute right now parked at 14 minutes with an average speed of 69 miles an hour. that is a check of traffic, john, over to you. >> john: a record-setting day for campaign 2016 in north carolina. the state board of elections says the state set a record for the most number of ballots cast in a primary election in state history.
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cast across the state. let's get to the results. the big races everyone was watching the presidential primaries on the republican side, donald trump got the win with more than 40% of the vote. senator ted cruz was 40,000 votes behind at 37% followed by ohio governor john kasich and senator marco rubio. >> in the democratic race, hillary clinton wins with 55% of the vote compared to bernie sanders and his 41%. >> christine: five states held primary elections. hillary clinton taking the wins in florida, ohio, and illinois. trump won the state of florida as well and the state of illinois. governor john kasich took the other big prize for republicans, all 66 delegates in his home state of ohio. now this morning, marco rubio has decided to drop out of the race after losing his home state of florida. >> john: the results in missouri
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greasy get overlet's get over to kristen miranda watching the results. >> kristen: we have to talk about missouri and what is next for the candidates. on apple tv, been watching the results come in overnight in missouri. this is the secretary of state website, looking at both sides, the democrat and republican side they are too close to call when it comes to the presidential primary and what i want to you look at here the bottom numbers, 100% of the votes are in, 1.5 million votes cast yesterday and all of the candidates the two top candidates in the democratic and republican side are within half of one percentage point of one another. the losing candidate the second place finisher can ask for a re-count if they want it. they may get it in this case if they ask for it. new york times has listed the delegate count and what is next for the primaries, i wanted to give you an idea according to
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march 22nd, arizona, idaho is the democratic caucus and utah the next prizes the candidates are vying for. we'll see who stays in and who stays out, where things sit in missouri, the big story will be missouri today and what happens and who decides that they might want a recount. >> john: in north carolina another major race in campaign 2016, voters deciding who will run for governor in november. >> christine: for republicans it will be incumbent governor pat mccrory, he brought in nearly 82% of the vote. state representative robert brawley from mooresville got 11% of the vote. >> john: north carolina attorney general roy cooper won the democratic primary for governor with 69% of the vote. ken spaulding was well behind with 31%. for reaction to that race, wbtv's mark davenport is on your side here in charlotte.
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what mccrory and cooper had to say about their wins. >> reporter: yeah, no big surprise at all, this sets up a big time battle for governor here in north carolina come november. last night the numbers spoke for themselves, mccrory reeled in more than 80% of the vote. cooper won by raking in nearly 70% of the vote. polls pitting the two against each other are split. last month, one poll had mccrory up by three points, the other cooper up by two points. experts say this will be the hardest fought gubernatorial race in the nation. the candidates wasted little time before they started attack each other. >> we need a governor who will lead and do what is right to prepare our state for the the future. we need a governor that will continue to focus on jobs and the economy and will focus on improving education and raising teacher pay. not someone who won't show up for work when it matters or hide and simply do or say what is poe like italy expedient.
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politically expedient. >> north carolina needs a new set of priorities. helping everyone in this improving economy. making affordable quality education, better than ever. >> reporter: an issue expected to be front and center i-77 toll lane project. mccrory lost votes in north mecklenburg county over his support for the project overnight. cooper said he would have never signed the deal. also, on the ballot for governor in november, libertarian lon cecil. mark davenport, wbtv on your side. >> christine: some other results include the democratic primary for lieutenant governor. linda coleman will run against incumbent dan forest in november. coleman earned 51% of the vote compared to holly jones 29%. voters approved the connect nc bond which will fund projects
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in our next half hour, stay with us, much more are on what that means and what governor mccrory is saying about the bond passing. for completely election results from our area, and continuing coverage of the primaries, you can go to our website, >> john: looking ahead, charlotte this morning and will be in a mecklenburg county courtroom today. he's charged with voter fraud forecasting a ballot following his guilty plea on federal bribery charges. ashton pellom joins us live from outside the courthouse this morning so ashton, tell us what we can expect out of the appearance. >> reporter: hey, good morning, john. we do know if convicted of the charge, patrick cannon could be sentenced up to 15 months in jail. now, our news partners at the charlotte observer they talked to legal experts and tell them cannon will more than likely only receive probation, if convicted. cannon voted back in 2014 after
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more than $350,000 from $50,000 from agents. a judge in a previous case called cannon a "sophisticated voter" who should have known better. currently serving sentence at a federal prison in west virginia and is set to be released in january. we'll be here in the courtroom as he makes an appearance today. we'll keep you updated on air and online at reporting live in uptown charlotte, ashton pellom, wbtv on your side. >> christine: still plenty ahead here live on wbtv news this morning. >> john: we have more election results after the break including the race for north carolina's u.s. senate seat. first, a quick check of the first alert weather. we have 63 degrees in charlotte right now, 20 degrees cooler in boone. a live look at i-77 and nations ford, thing moving smoothly, a little thick.
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the senate. also the chairman of the senate select committee on intelligence. he will face off against debra ross. she grabbed more than 60% of the vote in the democratic primary. >> john: in mecklenburg county, voters decided the commissioners primaries. pat cotham, trevor fuller and ella scarborough will face jeremy brask in november for three at-large seats. in mecklenburg county district 2, vilma leake takes the race over lula d ualeh, daughter of so mallian immigrants and angela edwards, a minister. in district 6, bill james and hissed by for 11th term gets the win over joel levy with no november opposition, the district winners basically were elected and will serve two year terms. >> christine: a close call at charlotte international airport when a drone comes close to two means, ccording to the police report the drone almost
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they made their approach to the airport saturday evening. police tell us this is an active investigation, they have not made any arrests. according to faa rules drones are are not supposed to fly within five miles of airports or above 400 feet. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. he has his eyes on the skies for us, here is meteorologist al conklin. >> al: we're looking at a cold front back to the west of us christine in advance, one more unseasonably warm day, we hit 80 today. this front won't come through, won't be much in terms of clouds or rain. small chance of shower in the mountains this morning. turning our attention what is happening across the middle part of the country getting colder there. in the 40s, chilly up across boone, king street in boone, no rain but you have a little bit of cloud cover, no fog this morning. futurecast, this morning we're dry but stop this at 8:00, a few clouds coming through, then
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frontal system may trigger a shower or two. otherwise a little bit of cloud cover then mostly sunny, even in the mountains for the rest of afternoon, nice and warm, highs in the low 80s east of the mountains. in the high country get in the 60s. breezy afternoonbreast seebreezy this afternoon. heading to the hornets game tonight, tipoff temperature, 73, orlando in town at 7:00 to take on the hornets. talk about the seven day planner in a couple minutes. right now here is chris, first alert traffic. >> chris: first alert traffic charlotte. taking a live look here this morning, i-77 nations ford road, volume northbound really pick up at this hour, but not any significant volume delays on the major interstates. we're, however, seeing slow downs along wt harris boulevard over toward albermarle and up in the north tryon area.
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bowl, 77 running smoothly, no volume delays northbound on 77. out to the east, outer and inner loop of 485 between matthews and providence road, running smoothly, a few delays up toward highway 51. that is a check of traffic, christine, over to you. >> christine: cdc releasing guidelines to counter act prescription overdose. >> john: on "cbs this morning" how it will affect consumers and pharmacies. >> christine: harrison ford will
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when the fifth installment >> john: 19 after 6:00. a live look at charlotte skyline
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tower cam, we have 63 degrees in charlotte right now, and looks pretty good out there. right now get over to kristen miranda who is live in the alert center with new details just coming in on a vehicle that fell in a river in ohio, the ohio river? >> kristen: in the ohio river, technically in kentucky, john, look at video, this is what happened yesterday, this is the scene yesterday but today, the news is that water rescue teams are still trying to assess how many people were in that car that plunged in the ohio river after a massive pile-up on a bridge that leads from kentucky to cincinnatti. kentucky. the accident caused a chain reaction, other cars tried to slow down, navigate around them, it took hours for teams to find that submerged cars, still they are trying to figure out how many people are inside, how to get the car out of the river, it has been a mess and tragic situation, we'll keep an eye on the story as it develops.
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the first four round of the ncaa tournament continues tonight in dayton, tipped off with florida gulf coast and fairleigh dickinson. this was never close, a blow out, florida cruise to victory. fgcu will play the tarheels tomorrow night. >> wichita state defeated vanderbilt easily, final 70-50. wichita state will play six seed arizona thursday. two more games tonight before the real action starts tomorrow, 16 seeds holy crows and southern university play at 6:40, then 11 seeds michigan and tulsa play after that at 9:10 tonight. if you plan to fill out a bracket, today is the deadline.
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listen up, harrison ford fans is gappinggrabbing his hat and whip. it is the the fifth adventure, set to hit theaters in 2019 when he will be 77 years old. >> christine: 77? >> al: how about that. you mentioned basketball, we have march madness in the weather center. record tying 80s today and by saturday, in the 50s here. like this. i hope this isn't like your 401 k, it is all downhill, folks. get you out there, show you what is going on, first off sort of flute lined of late. mostly in the upper 70s to 80 or low 80s, we hit 82 saturday, 80 yesterday, above 80 today, this is the last of the truly unseasonably warm weather in advance of this cool front that will cross the area during the day today but the full effect won't come in until tonight and slowly we start to
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the next couple days. scott clark's in stallings, dry conditions, excellent visibility as we have here in charlotte. traffic starting to pick up a little bit. 63 degrees in charlotte, good visibility, south breeze at 6 miles per hour, that is going to continue taboos our temperatures, 64 concord, ten degrees cooler lincolnton, 59 shelby, 50 morganton, 56 hickory and 60 in salisbury, low 60s to the south of us. you will be in the 60s, clouds may be a brief shower this morning, but mostly sunny this afternoon and look at this, lower 80s, lenoir, morganton, mostly sunny skies your way. plenty of sunshine in the piedmont, 83 concord, mooresville, 84 gastonia, 87 wadesboro. 84 albermarle, south, well in the 80s from rock hill to chester, plenty of sunshine. there is the frontal system moving through, nothing more than a couple clouds. tonight, in the 40s, tomorrow plenty of sunshine, cooler, in
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with a gusty breeze on friday as the low works north and eastward, increasing cloud cover saturday, chances of rain go up and our temperatures go down. so 80s, 70s, 60s, five tease,50sand four straight nights with lows in the 30s. rain chances go up saturday night into sunday. afternoon hours on sunday may be dry but a lot of cloud cover around. not a heavy rain but rain and much cooler weather, 83, 75 sunny tomorrow, 69 on friday. here comes the increase in clouds followed by rain saturday afternoon, into sunday. that is the the forecast, check in with chris, you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> chris: traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. rolling in our wednesday morning commute, volume picking up here across the area, this is a live look i-77 northbound, southbound
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road, no problems there, up town from rock hill, 20 minutes, 68 miles an hour. concord to center city, 17 minute commute and coming southbound on lake norman area on 77, average time, 16 minutes, 62 miles an hour. still quite a bit of green out here this morning. 485, 77, 85 looking okay. we do have slow downs though, wt harris boulevard, between north tryon and down toward albermarle and also a few delays along north tryon heading out in the university city area, but we will keep an eye on things as we head closer to the rush hour. that is a check of traffic, christine over to you. >> christine: continuing coverage of campaign 2016. >> john: i-77 toll lane project may have had an impact on one state house race, the results from state house district 92. >> christine: the vetting process is done, and president obama is expected to announce his nomination for the supreme court soon.
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>> christine: next at 6:30, millions turn out across north carolina to cast their votes in campaign 2016. this morning, governor pat mccrory is expected in our area to discuss the passing of that bond that will fund projects across the state. >> john: with another big day of primaries in the books, on your side taking a closer look at delegate counts for the presidential nominations. >> christine: kristen miranda looking at the latest numbers and other news that is developing right now in the alert center. we'll get a check of news in a minute. >> john: good morning, thanks for watching wbtv news this morning, good to have you with us, 6:30, i'm john carter. >> christine: i'm christine sperow.
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first alert weather here, meteorologist al conklin has the most accurate look at what to expect today. >> al: clear skies this morning, temperatures in the 50s and 60s, christine. look at it going back about the last week-and-a-half or so, temperatures well above average in the 70s and 80s. officially spring doesn't arrive for another four days, not until the 20th. midnight. we'll have one more spring-like day, almost borderline early summer. 63 in charlotte, 62 monroe, 60 salisbury, rock hill, 63 gastonia, 56 hickory, cooler around boone at 43. at the bus stop, sunshine to start, 64 degrees, no issues with fog. roads are dry, this afternoon, close to a record here, record-tying 83 degrees, might get degree or so above that. we will cool in the 50s this weekend and chris, more importantly the average last frost is the first week of april, we have four straight nights coming up over the
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be in the 30s very chilly. hopefully you haven't planted. >> chris: they are still skiing in the mountains, maybe they will make snow. let's look, we have an accident this morning out on 485, first alert traffic is sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. this is the inner loop of 485 on the ramp to wilkinson boulevard, i-485 inner loop coming up to wilkinson, accident there. being reported as a possibly overturned vehicle. we'll keep an eye on that. you're in the green as you work toward 485 and 85. 485 traffic along the main travel lanes is running along smoothly. we'll keep an eye on that with that accident just in. but our major interstates continuing to run in the green. seeing slow downs around the morning. certainly over on wt harris and north tryon street. but again, this is 485 out
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again looks like travel is running along smoothly there. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> john: 6:31, back to the results from campaign 2016 in north carolina, governor pat mccrory will be here in charlotte today to discuss the passing of a state-wide bond, as you can see voters passed the connect nc bond referendum providing funding this to projects across the state. mark davenport joins us now live this morning with more on this, so mark, tell us what is this going to mean and how is the governor reacting to it? >> reporter: john, the governor is thrilled, he was very excited last night in raleigh when he made a peach speech, he will be hitting road talking to more people, thanking them for passing this connect nc bond referendum. he will hit three different places across the state. here is what the schedule looks like, will be in wake county earlier this morning.
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on thefinally in mecklenburg county. it will invest $980 million in 17 universities, like uncc and app state, 350 million to community colleges for new construction, repairs and renovations. rest will go to state parks, building and repairing water and sewer systems in smaller towns and cities and the national guard. >> so while the rest of the nation is going through a lot of political divide as we see tonight, i want to just let you know maybe north carolina can be a role model for the rest of the nation on how we ran this bag or bond campaign and developed the bond campaign. >> >> reporter: the governor said this is the best things voters
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generation of north carolinaians. >> christine: we reached out to one of the candidates running for house district 92 to see if he will request a recount. charles jeter edged out tom davis by less than one percent. a difference of 28 votes. in north carolina a recount can be requested by a candidate if the difference is less than one percent like in this case. played a role. jeter originally supported the project. davis was against it. the fries race to replace roy cooper has been set. in the republican primary, buck newton edged out jim o'neal. newton will face josh stein. stein beat out marcus williams in the democratic primary. you can find the full results of all the elections posted on our website, go to >> john: we mention had this year's primary elect set a
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cast, wasn't the higher voter turnout. over 35% of people voted state-wide, that is up from 34% in 2012's election, down from 36% in 2008's primary election. mecklenburg county saw similar differences with 32% voter turn out, up from 28% in 2012, below the 34% turn out in 2008. voters did experience issues in several polling places in the area. a polling site at trinity united methodist in kannapolis stayed open 30 minutes later because the chief judge overslept. forcing the precinct to open late. it was a similar situation in catawba county where another chief judge overslept, forcing officials to stay open late. also issues with a a tabulator in rowan county but did not affect voting. >> christine: hillary clinton needs just over 800 delegates to get the democratic nomination at
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she currently has about twice as many as senator bernie sanders. on the republican side, trump is more than halfway to the nomination with 619 of the more than 1200 delegates needed. ted cruz is trailing trump by about 120 delegates with ohio governor john kasich well behind. even after winning the state of ohio. now go to kristen miranda. >> john: live in the alert center with new details just coming in on flooding in texas. >> kristen: this is still a big mess in texas, and i want to show you video what they are dealing with there as i tell you what is going to happen today. now, people are are still evacuating their hopes this morning in southeast texas. their homes. rivers are continue to rise from days and days of heavy rain. authorities are warning of record flooding not been seen since 1884 along this river, along the border between texas and louisiana.
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a disaster declaration in the region and he plans to tour the area today, so that is what is going to happen in the wake of all this flooding. i'll keep an eye on it. if there are develop mens i will bring them to you from the alert center. >> christine: top stories around the nation and around the world. >> john: sources tell cnn president obama and his team is done with the vetting process for potential supreme court candidates. among those, sri srinivasan, who receives on the court of appeals in the dc circuit. merrick garland, and paul watford who serves on the court of appeals in the #th 29th 9th circuit. >> christine: in 2012, jennifer lawrence and kate upton were two celebrity exposed by a hacker when private accounts were compromised.
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collins used a phishing scheme where he sent the victims an email that looked like from apple or google, asking for user names and passwords. it is 6:38 right now, and this is a look at the commute this morning along the interstate -- this is 485 and wilkinson boulevard. chris just told you about the accident at the wilkinson boulevard exit along 485 that you need to watch for, as you can see here not impacting traffic. closer to the exit here, but just watch for that if you're commuting this morning. let's go to meteorologist al conklin. >> al: out there this morning the sun will be up in 55 minutes. that is cape hatteras from, the sun will be up in half an hour, really pretty, they have clear skies. a lot of sunshine all across the area today, numale fishing
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at lunch time. virginia is a teacher of three and four-year-olds in claremont, celebrated dr. seuss' birthday reading the book one fish two fish. they are having a good time out there fishing. this morning, sun-up 7:32, sunrise, you can see it sun goes down at 7:33. 63 is where we should be, headed for 83 this afternoon. but this weekend we won't get back to 63 for the high. i'll talk about it in the seven day planner. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> john: next on wbtv news this morning -- >> christine: the federal reserve will wrap-up meetings today. what they are expected to say about the economy. >> john: could xbox players play against playstation users?
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up tonight on cbs and wbtv. thank you for starting your day with wbtv news this morning. >> christine: looking ahead, investors are watching as the federal reserve concludes two days of meetings this afternoon. the board is not expected to raise interest rates again after december's rate hike. but what members have to say should offer guidance on the health of the economy and the prospect of raising rates later this year. marijuana sales will pump money in the economy from marijuana business daily publishes research reports on the industry.
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year are expected to triple in the next four years. >> john: all new, you could be able to play your friends in online video games if you have different systems. microsoft announced it has opened the network, this would allow xbox owners to play with playstation owners. microsoft would need sonny to sonny to allow it. >> christine: in los angeles commuter spend two weeks week, 81 hours a year on clogged roads. the runners up for running late, washington and san francisco. now charlotte, where did we make it on the list?
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it could be worse, london spent more than 100 hours a year stuck in traffic. we don't have it so bad here in the queen city. >> john: i don't know when you're stuck in traffic i'm not think about los angeles, i want to get home. >> al: total waste of time. i think about it all the time. how many hours in your lifetime you've been at a red light. out this this morning, making your way out the door for work and school get you caught up the last of the very warm weather, we were 80 yesterday, close to 80 most of the week, a little above. that the blue line is a cold front back to the west of us. moisture with this is up through the great lakes region the cold air that is going to slide southward, not forecasting a lot of rain, in fact outside of a brief mountain shower there may not be any rain. mostly sunny, but again we will look at cooler weather going forward after to day, incrementally, not going to all happen at one time, but for
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record set back in 1945 and i might be conservative on this. we might get up to 84, 85, i wouldn't be surprised. for tomorrow, 75, you say okay that is cooler, certainly but a gorgeous day. you're right as this frontal system moves through today will usher in slightly cooler air tonight, in the 40s, tomorrow high pressure builds in, thursday morning, start off with cloud cover, plenty of sunshine and get back in the 70s. we turn our attention toward friday, breezy and cool in advance of this system. what is happening is front stall to the east of us and that allows for low pressure to develop here in the north gulf, that will slide across the south in the weekend and will up our rain chances. i have a lot of sunshine in the friday forecast, 69 is still above average this time of the year, but we're headed down and what i don't show you is while we're in the 50s over the
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night, monday, tuesday, all four nights will be in the 30s. with a couple of those night versus close to freezing. specifically, sunday night and monday night. rain chances go up a little bit saturday. i think dry during the morning hours with sunshine, increasing clouds. get rain late in the day, in saturday night, most of the rain on sunday now looks to come the first half of the day. so if you're making plans for sunday, plan on rain event for the first part of the day and cloudy skies but rain tails off sunday afternoon, thereafter a did you sent amount of sunshine, temperatures come back. back in the mid 60s above average by tuesday. out there, clear skies, headed for 83 this afternoon. check in with chris, 6:46, first alert traffic. >> chris: continuing follow reports of overturned vehicle on the inner loop of 485 on the ramp to wilkinson boulevard. wbtv's mark davenport on the way to the scene to check that out but again that is a fairly long exit lane there up to wilkinson
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proper. that is a look toward wilkinson boulevard and you can see inner loop and outer loop both running morning. already, taking a look at charlotte, beginning to see the delays on 77 southbound through center city, city, 14 minutes, providence road from the arboretum, concord to center
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>> john: now seven minutes before 7:00. a quick look at top local stories. >> christine: results are in in north carolina's primary elections. donald trump won the republican presidential primary here in north carolina. while hillary clinton won democratic primary. in the gubernatorial race, governor pat mccrory won the republican nomination. attorney general roy cooper won the democratic primary. if you want to see full rights go to our website, wbtv >> john: former charlotte mayor mecklenburg county courtroom today, in the mecklenburg county jail right now, charged with voter fraud forecasting a ballot following his guilty plea on federal bribery charges. faces 15 months in jail for the charge. he is set to be released from federal prison in january. >> christine: you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. here is meteorologist al conklin. >> al: temperatures christine, down to 62, by the way the low so far this morning here in
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in the 40s for boone, and morganton, 56 statesville, 62 in monroe. starting off comfortable in the 60s, clear skies out there, should be that way most of the day, mostly cloudy, mostly sunny, rather, close to 83, a record-tying 83 in charlotte. no rain next couple days, rain chances go up late saturday through at least mid-day on sunday. rain may taper off in the afternoon sunday sunday. looks unsettled this weekend. temperatures go down, 80s today, 50s for saturday and sunday. 62 right now headed for 83 this looking good this morning. traffic. sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. our assignment desk getting word of a serious accident here on wt harris boulevard at lakeview road. not seeing the delays as of yet but they will begin to build,
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old statesville, reams as alternates. i-77 northbound at nations ford and volume delays beginning to t build, also that accident 485 up near loop. guys, back to you. >> christine: kristen miranda with three big stories we need to watch. >> kristen: dc metro shut down, messy commute expected. >> primaries results in missouri still in contention. too close to call. we'll watch that story today. >> the live pictures from texas where they are still dealing with evacuations and flooding, the governor will visit there today to see the damage. >> christine: thanks, kristen. a weatherman in california got the surprise during his forecast this week. >> skies are mostly clear, a bird! i've been attacked. >> john: he was doing the morning forecast when that bird landed on the station's sky
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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, march 16th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. president obama will announce his supreme court nomination hours from now. marco rubio drops out of after lose is his home state. >> a north american is serving time in north korea off allegations he stole a banner. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
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tuesday for our campaign. >> clinton and trump pile up the delegates. >> i want to congratulation donald trump on his victory, a big victory in florida. >> nothing like it. lies, deceit, viciousness, disgusting reporters, horrible people. >> a long night for donald trump. a speed bump but the question is -- is it a road block? >> i have to thank the people of the great state of ohio. i love you! i love you! >> president to defy republicans and nominate a federal judge to replace the late supreme court justice antonin scalia. >> otto warmbier sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. >> a tornado struck in ill loy. >> a disaster from rising floodwaters is catastrophic. >> we have not seen nothing like this except on tv. >> chaos in the nation's capital. the subway shut down for 29


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