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escobar is on your side when you can expect to see the shortest lines at the polls. >> the director of elections told me if you vote at a school avoid doing it at pick up and drop off times and how quick it is to vote. >> it gives you two chances. >> election workers will be ready to help you out in case you have questions. early voting was a success at 17 locations and tuesday there will be 195 locations. presidential politics attracts the most voters and his office has planned for it. the ballot is not long and it should not take people to vote. he told me when the good time to vote if you have a choice. >> during the day, mid-morning, midafternoon, it's quiet. it's usually quiet and then for
until work we are open until 7:30. >> polls open at 6:30 am. there is a sample ballot and 0 the website. we will have a link on wbtv.com. in charlotte, pamela escobar wbtv on your side. >> and thank you. you will be voting in more than the presidential primary there is an important ballot question to answer. connect nc bond would fund projects all over north carolina including buildings at colleges, water and sewer upgrades and improvements to state parks and it will mean $2 billion in new debt but will not require a tax increase because the interest rates are low and the state is paying you have debt quickly. >> more team coverage of north carolina's primary at 5:00 p.m. and download the wbtv news app as results roll in time night. the app is free search wbtv in the app store. >> back to the alert center with alex giles. you are working on the story
in lake norman? >> that is correct. not something that you hear about everyday. look at this image that we got from a viewer on lake norman near governor's island on the lincoln county side of the lake. tow boat u.s. is the company working to get the yacht unstuck. this is a 50-foot, 52000 pound yacht that ran aground. that is a shallow area of the lake. and they have been trying to get this boat free since saturday but it could take several days because of how big the boat is and how this is a difficult process. sky3 is headed to the scene. as soon as we get new images we will bring them to you. >> thank you. >> the time is 4:33 check in with tonya rivens the roads have been keeping you busy this afternoon. >> and i-77 northbound at tyvola this is a bad accident now we
before it was two lanes and that is exit 5 backed up towards westinghouse. and from exit 5 to 1 stop-and-go traffic. if you know anyone in the traffic the alternate routes are better than sitting. south tryon looks better. and south tryon. south boulevard possibly an option but northbound we have a problem at try vow la road and otay vow la and south boulevard. and an accident creating a lot of congestion. back to you guys. >> thank you. first at 4:00 charlotte mayor roberts trying to fulfill one of her campaign promises she held a summit to see what can be done to provide more after school options for students. dedrick russell was there with the challenges the mayor faces in keeping the promises.
time summit. 350 people assembled here to try to help young people stay out of trouble when classes dismissed. >> you can call it the meeting of the minds that people are on a special assignment. here is the problem... police say between the hours of 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. if students have nothing positive to do after school they can get into trouble that is why police, educators, community and organizations were present to put their resources together to help. mayor roberts says there are plenty of after school programs that have a waiting list. she is concerned about those students on those waiting lists. the mayor says there are challenges getting after school opportunities for all. they range from there is no central place for parents to get information about after school programs and... >> they do not have a good way to evaluate what is i
there's no training right now for people who want to start a program. >> the next step is all the information and recommendations collected here today will be analyzed to come up with some solutions. at friendship, dedrick russell wbtv on your side. >> first at 4:00 a teen girl died after being stabbed near elizabeth city state university. the victim is 18-year-old summer waga of camden county. the 9-1-1 call came in at 11:30 yesterday and investigators believe she knew the suspect and they got into an argument. >> a man who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit are reacting to his death. he was found dead inside of a car. he was exonerated in the killing of a newspaper editor in the 80s. hunt devoted time to supporting justice. >> he was just adamantly
for people who were coming out of prison. >> hunt's close friends say he was suffering from stage four cancer. >> an armed man surrenders to police after a seven hour standoff in fayetteville but police say it started when the man tried breaking into a home. and he broke into another home barricading himself inside. police say he demanded a pack of cigarettes and a turkey sandwich. and those items were given to him they took him into custody peacefully. >> not much more has changed with the unemployment numbers. the state's jobless rate remained at 5.6%. same as it's been the past three months. and higher than the national rate which is 4.9%. the numbers come despite the fact the state added 23,000 jobs since december. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is here in charlotte for a campaign
[cheering] you know -- >> bernie sanders speaking at pnc music pavilion in charlotte in the university area a key area as he tries to get young people out to vote he has done well in the other states. he hopes to continue that tomorrow. but you can continue to watch the speech. >> on our website at wbtv.com we are streaming it live. and we are going to come back to it after this break. stay with wbtv american workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward.
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presidential candidate bernie sanders on stage speaking at pnc pavilion in charlotte. let's listen. [cheering] >> when you have a small number of billionaires spending unbelievably large sums of money to buy elections hat is not
that is [inaudible] and together we are going to turn that around. [cheering] >> bernie sanders speaking live in charlotte. we are watching his speech. you can watch it on-line at wbtv.com and you can see the entire thing. and certainly on the eve of the primary a big night and the candidates in our area and we are following the story. >> trump was in hickory today. and bernie sanders in charlotte and hillary clinton will be here later tonight. >> doctors released research about the health benefits of having a glass of red wine a day. >> and there may be more than grapes in the bolt.
the stomach in charlotte. back to the anchor desk with brigida and jamie. >> over to the alert center alex giles is following the situation where a nice boat has run aground on lake norman. >> sky3 is on scene. there is the yacht and the crews from tow boat u.s. are trying to get free. we are told that the boat ran days. and that is a shallow area and the company says the driver was confused where the shoal was and that is how the boat ran aground. they are trying to get the boat free. could take them days to get that boat free. interesting situation. as we are able to follow it with the sky3 chopperment back to you. >> you can see the sand bar from sky3. i imagine an expensive tow. >> we are on your side with the
nissan recalling 47,000 electric cars after reports the brakes do not work. safety regulators say the cold temperatures can lead to i asoftware problem that makes it difficult to operate the brakes. no injuries have been reported. >> and traffic this afternoon has been a mess over the city of charlotte. tonya rivens watch to go for us in the first alert traffic center. >> and it's getting messier. your first alert traffic is sponsored by people's bank. as we check in again that road closure affecting the evening commute pie freedom drive and wesley village road. tuckaseegee may be an alternate. lots of red and that purple indicating that the road is closed. in addition to that, the debris affecting traffic at freedom and berry hill. wilkinson boulevard was a suggested option. you may notice the situation here on wilkinson boulevard before morehead. there is an accident now at wilkinson boulevard outbound before morehead. one lane blocked. west boulevard is a great alternate route. and a picture from the scene
as we look at i-77 it's still slow-moving traffic on wilkinson boulevard as well. back to you. >> thank you. >> how is that daylight saving time working for you? >> i am struggling a little bit. that extra hour of daylight was nice but when i woke up sunday morning and this morning i was wishing i had coffee. >> it takes a little while to adjust the body clock especially parents with little ones. trying to sort them out? i bet that was fun. here is leigh brock in the first alert weather center. >> the bright side is 7:30 this is when the sun goes down. you can still enjoy that. and it's warm you might want to get outside. 79 is the temperature. dew point 56. a southerly wind at 17-miles-per-hour and that is continuing to funnel in the warm air. and we have rain on the horizon. most of us are dry. some of us clear the farther
but back into tennessee we have showers and thunderstorms in the picture. these cells are moving basically to the north and the east. already we have a couple of showers in ashe county into watauga county and they have been light and the heavier bands they may well just barely brush the northern edges of ash and watauga. that is pushing to the north and the east that does not mean we will be in the clear for the rest of the night because there is more. and rain back to the south and west. the southern mountains they are seeing heavy rain and it looks like there is a line trying to form. and that could push across the area for the next several hours. from 7:00, 74 . and slight chance of a shower and that chance goes up by 9:00 p.m. 68. and 11:00 p.m., it may be out of here. 64 is your temperature and drying out and clearing out. not a bad morning tomorrow morning.
mid-50s for the start of the they on tuesday. and another really warm, spring-like day. dry conditions tomorrow. lots of sunshine. 50s to start the day and 80s your high temperature in the afternoon a nice one coming up. next couple of days. we have a couple more days in the 80s. and then back to the 70s. and then the 60s. your tuesday high temperature 81 . wednesday 82 and thursday 75. and friday and the weekend we are talking 60s for highs and the rain moves back into the picture. eric thomas has the full forecast at 5:00 p.m. >> thank you. next at 4:00 p.m. 25% of americans drink wine but what all is in your glass? next we are on your side with what is added to the grapes. >> and first, a shout-out to our facebook fan of the day. wayne appreciate you. you can go to
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the end of day with a glass of wine. and doctors have done research about the positive impact the glass of red can have on your health. >> but you maybe surprised to find out what else is in that glass. maureen o'boyle with what is added to the bottle. >> the perception is you are drinking fermented grape juice and that is not actually the truth. >> christopher studied the contends of modestly priced wipes and found more than grapes. >> when you drink a glass of wine especially an inexpensive wine you are drinking an array of compounds and chemicals that you have no idea are present. >> more than 200 potential additives in wine including sulfites, mega purple for coloring, gelatin for texture and a chemical called belcorin which kills living organisms in wine.
and experts say inconsistent grape harvests force winemakers to use additives to make sure each bottle of wine tastes the same. expert says wine has additives like any other processed food item. >> i do not think additives in wine are something to worry about right now. we have good and strict food regulations in the united states. >> pure wine is labeled organic or natural. and contains few or no additives. it comes down to an issue of disclosure. >> i want to know what i'm eating and drinking. labels should be required on wine the way they are with any food stufts. >> maureen o'boyle wbtv on your side. >> current regulations require winemakers to disclose if sulfates are present. >> learning more about possible charges against donald trump after a protester is punched at
>> and a move in court for a man accused of killing his six-month-old baby why he is choosing to represent himself. >> keep it here. wbtv news at 5:00 starts in 90 seconds. american workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. we've gotta create new jobs and industries of the future. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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>> announcer: wbtv on your side. wbtv news starts right now. >> right now beautiful outside but we are tracking rain and storms headed into your neighborhood. >> and the state is seeking the death penalty against the teen accused of trying to join isis and killing his neighbor. >> first, three presidential candidates pushing for last-second votes in north carolina. and
some voters are pushing back. several people take friend donald trump's rally in hickory. and hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in charlotte. welcome i'm paul cameron. >> i'm maureen o'boyle. good to have you joining us at 5:00 p.m. >> well, we are on your side tonight with team coverage as we get closer to the north carolina primary from charlotte to hickory we have you covered. right now, bernie sanders is holding a rally at the pnc music pavilion.
let's listen in. >> in the last since 2001, almost 60,000 factories have been shutdown in america. as a result of these disastrous trade agreements, nafta, cafta, normal trade relations with china and others, millions of decent-paying jobs have been lost in thisky. this in this country. and in addition to that we are seeing a race to the bottom where new jobs often pay in manufacturing substantially -- >> you are listening to senator bernie sanders stumping in north carolina in charlotte. just before we have the north carolina primary. he spoke at least for about 30 minutes. and we'll watch how long he is on stage.
trump's rally outside lines of people waiting to get in and protestors. half a dozen people were given citations but no violence and no one got hurt. inside trump sat with chris christie and talked jobs and continued his theme of building a wall on the border of mexico. christian flores was there. and a packed house to see the frontrunnerment tell us more about the rally? >> trump leads ted cruz by 90 delegates and came here to north carolina to get his supporters to the polls tomorrow. but he met with protestors. >> we are enthusiastic about the experience. >> donald trump supporters began lining up monday... as early as 10:30 the previous night. they wanted to hear him expand on the policies of national security. >> keeping everyone here and across america safe is by far the most important. >> and the economy... >> if he can run a business, businesses, i believe he can get us all back to work.