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BB&T Building Evacuated; Charlotte Group Heading To Florida; Cam Targeted By Bounty; Balloonist Funeral

Good morning on this Thursday, March 22, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting for you this morning.

We have a lot of news to bring you this morning, including a live report from Cam Man Ron Lee about the BB&T building in uptown Charlotte being evacuated overnight due to billowing smoke.

A group of people is planning to leave Charlotte for Florida this morning to take part in a march to support the family of the teenager killed by a neighborhood watch member in a gated community.

We're getting new details about the bounty the New Orleans Saints took out on other NFL players, including Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.  The NFL is hitting the Saints with some stiff penalties.

We'll also tell you about the funeral plans for the Cornelius balloonist who was killed in that balloon crash in Georgia over the weekend.

And don't miss our special story about the Hunger Games!  The movie, which was filmed in our area, is opening at midnight...and fans are very anxious to see it!

And if you're feeling a bit stuffy...you're not alone!  Find out where Charlotte ranks on a national allergy list!

Those stories and much more, including your First Alert Weather forecast and First Alert Traffic.

We'll see you from 4:30 to 7 AM!

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