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Update On Local Marine Killed; Lottery Up To $320 Million

Good morning to you on this Thursday, 21 March 2013, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting to you this morning.

Be sure to turn on your television from 4:30 to 7:00 this morning...we've got a lot to tell you about.  Plus...you may want to grab a blanket to wrap around yourself...it's cold out there!  Quite a contrast to the warmer temperatures we've been having!  Al Conklin will have the area's best and most complete forecast.

We have more information on a local Marine who was among the seven Marines killed in a training accident in Nevada.  Lance Corporal Mason Vanderwork of Hickory leaves behind a young wife and a devastated family.

Israeli police say Gaza militants fired two rockets into southern Israel last night...about 60 miles from where President Obama is staying.  The President will visit Palestine today and meet with President Mahmoud Abbas. 

We expect to learn more today about what could be the end to Charlotte's Gang-of-One program.  Many people are very concerned what that's going to mean for the city.

Speculation continues to grow this morning over word that President Obama is considering Charlotte Mayor Anthony Fox to be the next secretary of transportation.

The jackpot is growing.  No winner last night for the $260 million Powerball Lottery...the jackpot has now grown to $320 million!

Is your pet depressed?  It may surprise you to learn that yes, even our pets can feel down.  Astrid Martinez has an all-new story for the morning about helping your pets feel better!

And we've got NCAA tournament action!  Davidson and NC A&T are going to be playing today!  Plus...the Charlotte Bobcats did something last night that the team hasn't done in months!

All that and so much more when you join us this morning from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.  See you then!!

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