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Trees down

Hello everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom getting ready for he 11:00 broadcast. Tonight, strong storms knocked down several trees in the area. Eric Thomas says we're in a summer-time weather pattern and that means we expect more of the same.

A toddler killed in a car crash which injured five other people. Tonight, police say the driver was drunk and the 6-month-old was not in a car seat.

Charlotte-Douglas Airport announces a change to its taxi service-- cab companies who say they were shut out of the airport will get a chance to earn a contract for service there. This comes after taxi owners complained they were excluded because they didn't pay a kickback fee to former Mayor Patrick Cannon.

Molly Grantham has details of a story she first reported about a bill to legalize the use of CBD oils for medical reasons. CBD is made from marijuana, but contains so little THC, it's not enough to impart a high. Today, the bill was filed in the General Assembly with an important last minute change-- it will allow usage by both kids and adults. Some parents of epileptic children say it's the only medicine which controls seizures.

An unidentified  rich person in California is leaving cash in envelopes and clues on Twitter as to where to find them. It's a scavenger hunt that has one city turning upside down. 

Please join Eric Thomas, Molly Grantham and me for WBTV News at 11:00 tonight!

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