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South Carolina Primary Today

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, June 12, 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.

It's primary day in South Carolina today...polls open from 7 AM to 7 PM.  This comes after a panel of three federal judges refused to halt South Carolina's primary.  Five former candidates had asked the judges to stop today's primary election after the state Supreme Court removed more than 200 candidates from the ballot for not properly filing paperwork.

We'll tell you about a huge search overnight for the suspect in the deadly shootings in Auburn, Alabama...officials surrounded a house in Montgomery, and used tear gas, after getting word the suspect may have been inside in the attic.

A fire in Union County overnight has displaced a family of five...it happened on Charles Franklin Street...we'll show you the extensive damage.

Two major decisions by Charlotte City Council.  Members have approved eight million dollars for the Charlotte Knights...meaning the team can now begin building an uptown stadium.  Council also narrowly voted down the city manager's proposed budget, which included an eight percent property tax increase.

Authorities in Rowan County are asking for your help this morning to find a missing teenager...we'll have details.

A big day for the Carolina Panthers today...as the team opens a three-day mini-camp.  This is the team's last practices before training camp opens on July 29th.

Plus...we have a winner in the Stanley Cup finals!  And two of our favorite baseball teams...the New York Yankees and the Atlanta Braves...took on one another in Atlanta last night...we'll have highlights!

And grab your umbrella...we've had rain in the area this morning!  What more can you expect?  Al Conklin, Charlotte's best morning meteorologist, will have your complete First Alert Weather forecast.

We have all that and so much more...when you join Charlotte's BEST morning newscast from 4:30 to 7 AM this morning.  See you then!

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