Tonight's Cover Story: Pres. Obama's visit to Charlotte

President Barack Obama says the country is "beginning to turn the corner" on unemployment. Speaking at a southwest Charlotte manufacturing plant, Obama hailed the latest jobs numbers which show employers created 162,000 positions last month.

But noting that a "staggering" 8 million workers have lost jobs since the recession began, Obama says much work remains.

Why did the president pick Charlotte and will his visit help the Queen City's emerging energy cluster.. questions we are looking into.  Join us at 7pm for our Cover Story on WBTV News PrimeTime.