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Homeland Security warns of extremists at convention

Good afternoon, Maureen O'Boyle here again from the WBTV newsroom with some of the stories we're working on for your news at 5:00. 

Homeland Security is warning of possible extremists in Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention.  Our Steve Crump is talking with a former FBI agent about the concerns.  He'll have a live report.

Tropical Storm Isaac could crash the party for the Republican National Convention in Tampa.  We're tracking the storm in our First Alert Weather Center exploring its possible impact to your neighborhood.

Security is getting beefed up at three local high schools.  Our education reporter Dedrick Russell is asking why.

Paul Cameron has surveillance video of an attempted breakfast robbery in his Crimestoppers report and there is a twist that makes this case especially timely.  You don't want to miss it!

I hope you'll join Paul, Ashley Batey, me and the rest of the WBTV news team for your best local coverage starting at 5:00.

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