Good morning on this Tuesday, May 8, 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.
A lot of news happening this morning...we'll have plenty to tell you about when you join us from 4:30 to 7 AM today.
It's primary day in North Carolina...and voters have a full ballot of candidates as well as the proposed Amendment One regarding marriage in North Carolina. We'll have live reports with all the information you need to know about when and where to vote...as well as a rundown of the most important races and what it means for all of us. Polls open at 6:30 this morning...be sure to vote!
Another big political story...GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has now been endorsed by a former, fierce political rival. Romney is on today's North Carolina ballot.
A new plot to bomb a U-S bound plane was recently broken up by American and other intelligence agencies...a sophisticated underwear bomb was reportedly being used.
New developments this morning in the search for a man investigators believe is involved in the disappearance of a Tennessee mother and her three daughters...the man apparently has North Carolina connections. The bodies of the mother and eldest daughter have been found in the man's house.
Charges are expected to be filed today in Burke County against a homeowner accused of hoarding more than 100 dogs.
Chrysler is recalling 119-thousand vehicles because of a potential problem with the braking system.
And we've got snow! We'll show you where six inches of the fluffy stuff fell yesterday...surprising a lot of folks!
Plus...NBA playoff action...Eric McClure released from the hospital...and Phil Mickelson in the Golf Hall of Fame!
All that and so much more when you join us this morning from 4:30 to 7 AM...see you then!
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