Good morning! Kristen Miranda here - filling in for Christine Sperow again this morning (she's back tomorrow!). It's a pretty active morning in the WBTV newsroom.
A couple of reminders for parents and kids in Charlotte Mecklenburg schools. Today is an early release day - kids get out three hours early.
Plus today is your shot at weighing in on the district's reassignment plan. CMS is holding a public hearing at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center meeting chamber. Parents will get a chance to voice their opinions on the new student assignment guidelines.
Our Mark Davenport will have more in a LIVE report.
There's new information related to House Bill 2 and which bathrooms people can use in public. A store you probably shop in all the time has made a decision about it's bathroom policy. Plus a transgender student at the center of a major federal appeals court ruling is speaking out this morning...and that ruling could affect HB2 here.
The results are in from New York's primaries - we'll tell you who can claim the delegates. Plus if you missed House Speaker Paul Ryan on Colbert's show last night - you'll want to catch the clip in our 6:30 a.m. half hour.
And, the first criminal charges in the Flint water crisis are expected to be released today.
Finally, the story that made me smile when I heard about it this morning...a duck needed new feet...and some cool technology made that happen. Don't miss it.
John Carter and Al Conklin are getting the news started at 4:30am. The rest of us will join them at 5am. I hope YOU will join us when you wake up!