Good morning! It's Monday, August 6. This is Christine Nelson with your first look at the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning, from 4:30-7 a.m.
NEW overnight: This morning officials are calling the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin an act of domestic terrorism. Where the shooting happened hundreds of miles away in Wisconsin, we have reaction from local Sikhs in Charlotte who are in shock. They also gave us insight into what their religion is all about. We'll have all the latest developments on a story that has already made national headlines.
Also new from overnight: Our Cam Man Ron Lee has a live report from Charlotte with the latest details on a shooting that happened at a "liquor house." People were illegally purchasing alcohol from the home when gunfire erupted.
Plus, you don't have to rely on just one station to bring you the latest news from the Olympics! We have highlights from the big night and, of course, where the United States against rival China in the overall medal count.
The Republican National Convention has just revealed who their speakers will be. A familiar face from South Carolina will be rallying the troops at the podium in Tampa. We'll tell you who that woman is.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District (CMS) says it is working on making numbers more diverse when it comes to the district's Academically Gifted program.More >>
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