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and confident that he can win ohio. jacqueline fell, eyewitness news. and before you head out to a polling location, you have to bring a photo id, passport, driver's license, or special identification card. this is the first time it's been implemented in an election even though it's being challenge inside court. and voters will decide the fate of the connect nc bond to fund millions at colleges and parks including $90 million at a science lab at, mc charlotte but would not choir a tax increase. liz foster ask live at the polls, and i'm curious to see what kind of a turnout you're seeing. >> reporter: yeah, john.
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averaging 100 voters an hour, and there has been a steady stream all morning. this is the first time that the state's primary election is in march instead of may and puts more importance on north carolina's primary, and that's why donald trump, bernie sanders, and hillary clinton were all in our area yesterday. the voters told me because there are such varying views on the issues, it would be more important for them to come vote today. >> coming off the economic crisis in 2008, it's important to make sure that ourselves and our children are taken care of in the long run. >> reporter: nearly 700,000 people voted early across the state which is 10.5% of registered voters, significantly more than the last presidential primaries in 2012. all voting precincts in the state are tonight. stay with channel 9 throughout the evening. we'll have election results on
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come in. liz foster, channel 9, eyewitness news. >> and thank you, liz. channel 9 is your complete source for the primary election. watch eyewitness news at 10:00 and 11:00 as the votes are tallied, and follow us on facebook and twitter. we are constantly updating those assailants as well. and patrick cannon cast a ballot during early voting in 2012 which he is not allowed to do because of his qoiks felony corruption charges. we have a live look at the courthouse with a look at what we can expect to see. >> reporter: yeah, john, and cannon is still serving time, but he will be here for an appearance tomorrow afternoon. it was just about two years ago that patrick cannon, who was
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arrested on the corruption charged that rocked the city of charlotte and pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from fbi agency under cover in exchange for political favors. but the reason he is coming back here to charlotte is because of a vote he cast before he was sentenced to prison. he went to an early voting site and cast a ballot even though he lost his right to vote because of the conviction. the vote was ruled illegal and a grand jury indicted him on voter fraud and he is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. but legal expert james say it could be resolved tomorrow. >> it may be that they agreed to plead to probation or a misdemeanor. >> reporter: now, we just checked with the mecklenburg
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they don't have patrick cannon back in custody yet. we'll be watching that and more on what could happen in court tomorrow on eyewitness news today starting at 5:00. live at the mecklenburg county courthouse, i'm jim bradley, channel 9, eyewitness news. a jury selection is under way for the charlotte father charged with murder in the death of his 6-month-old daughter. police were called out on 2012. 6-month-old kiani was not breathing and rushed to the hospital. she died in her injuries including fractures to her skull and ribs. her father, todd broderick, is representing himself. officials are on the scene of a double murder on claremont. officials say that someone forced their way into the home. the couple had a 10-year-old daughter. >> reporter: john, they have a lot of investigators out here. we've seen more than half a
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crime scene, to the only going inside and out of the house and you can see one up on the front porch but out in the yard looking for a flew as to what happened near claremont. take a look at this video. we were here early this morning. the front door that you can see there appears to be forced open prior to the shooting deaths of mark wilson and deidre ramseur. we were there as they found a cell phone and quickly placed that into evidence. the couple has a 10-year-old daughter who was not here at the time of the killings. >> any time you have a child involved in it and they lost their parents, she has to grow up with out them. >> reporter: i had a chance to talk with one of the victim's brothers, and he tells me that he not only had a good job but
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by what happened out of here, and investigators say they expect to be out here collecting evidence for most of the day. dave faherty, channel 9, eyewitness news. friday will be one year since there was a change to improve people's health. and a north carolina sold iev getting a new home after suffering an injury in combat. and you want to go to cuba? charlotte could soon get the next fly. why charlotte is one of the best options for non-stop travel. no lack of blue sky and sunshine.
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on taking a look at wall street right now, the dow is falling back about 28 points. the nasdaq down about 26. new at noon, in a major reversal, the obama administration said it will to the allow oil drilling in the atlantic ocean. the interior secretary made the announcement on twitter declaring that the next 5-year offshore drilling plan protects atlantic for future generations. it would have opened up sites in north carolina and georgia to oil drilling no earlier than 2021. channel 9 covered the, and the potential impact on the carolinas extensively.
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communities took part in the environmental meetings. a new york based private equity firm apollo just bought fresh market. fresh market has 190 stores across the country, 6 in the charlotte area. apollo currently hones hostess and chuck e cheese restaurants and has experience with taking grocery retailers already doing well and improving them, boosting efficiency and driving down prices. this deal is expected to close at the end of august. new documents shows why american airlines is pushing to go from charlotte to cuba. there are several requests after the u.s. approved commercial flights between the two countries for the first time in decades. american wants most of the flights to originate in miami but filed a document yesterday saying that flights from dallas
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more than 70 cities that don't have flights to miami. and a soldier is getting much-needed help.
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-- he is getting a new home and is getting a new hamerican workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that providedignity 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 andindustries of the future.
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approv (phone ringing)you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. the polls have been open for nearly six hours now in north carolina and our primary
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presidential candidate -- candidate this is year since it was pushed up to march. the attention is not likely going to go away any time soon. no matter who becomes the nominee, north carolina will be a swing state in november. and frontrunner donald trump visited yesterday but it was marked by the arrest of six protesters. there were clashes between supporters and opponents before he took the stage, and we saw one man wrestled to the ground by police. >> oh, they are just trying to bully the bernie sanders crap on me. i ain't gonna take it. >> [bleep]. >> others like this bernie sanders supporter never made it in the event. he used his cell phone to record the moment he was turned away, and many people were turned away because of a lack of space. the protests were mostly
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cast his ballot. he is being challenged for governor and attorney general cooper. channel 9 will post results on throughout the day with complete coverage at 10:00 and 11:00. matthews town leaders are making demands when it comes to school assignments. they are prepared to leave the school district unless cms guarantees students will be sent to neighborhood schools. they formed a task force to find out what parents want and what the town just do to form an independent district. >> absolutely in favor of the separation from charlotte- mecklenburg schools if they don't listen to what we say. >> the resolution mentions three solutions including matthews creating its own district or breaking cms into three districts, north, middle, and southern mecklenburg.
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cornelius, and davidson have passed resolutions asking the district to make sure every child in their respective town has a seat in a neighborhood school. new at noon, channel 9 has video from the scene of a deadly crash in stanly county involving a motorcycle. we reported this at oakridge and peachtree. troopers say that the crash happened before 8:30 in front of a local daycare. we're asking for more information on who you the crash happened and who was killed. we will update you when we get that information on and a double shooting that left one person dead near the logan family resource center. officers kept our crews back as they investigated. this about a block away at lincoln street and south avenue. the police chief said there was no indication this had anything
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a former trooper faces 20 years in prison after shooting an unarmed man at a gas station. the gas cam video shows sean groubert shooting levar jones in 2014. the trial was due to start but groubert entered a plea. lightning near ballantyne hit a home and struck the furnace starting the fire. >> i live one street over and by the time i crossed through the neighbor's yard and got hire, flames were coming through the roof. several people had to find new places to stay. >> the storms zipped through
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really fast. 74 in charlotte and salisbury and hickory and mountains, close to 60. we had cloud cover in the mountains this morning and still pushing out. the process will continue with the members in the mountains will continue to warm up this afternoon. the pollen count didn't change a whole lot. tree pollen came down slightly due to the rain yesterday and will likely buildup much more with the rain yesterday and tomorrow, and the mold count is moderate. the oak, pipe, and birch trees are all getting in on the act, and the yellow pollen out there, that will be building up much more. you are heading out late in the day today for the polls that are open until 7:30 and temperatures falling back in the low to mid-70s, and 70 by 11:00, so we'll stay warm through the evening and fall
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this time of year, 62. we are well above that to start the work week as temperatures soar in the low 80s tomorrow, and 83 would tie the record for the date in 1945 and then we cool things down progressively into the weekend. we'll see a good change for the weekend plans, and it will likely include a rain chance for saturday. but in the short term, we stay dry as we look ahead for a couple of cold fronts. but they are moisture starved. a big storm system in the upper midwest, rough weather for them today and tomorrow, but light rain in the mountains in the morning and a few clouds in the afternoon, and happened that is likely that we will stay dry and assed front pushes through, it won't cool us down that much into tomorrow. cool or thursday and look at what it does. the front will sweep through and dries us out big time. we're taking the rain chance
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anded in is great and we'll see things moderate for the weekend as we really cool back down, back in the 60s again and probably a couple of days of rain throughout the weekend. we'll stay on top of the changes with the wild march weather and you can, too, with the wsoc tv app. and the weekend forecast with the weekend always in view and getting rate for st. pad rick's day, friday, cool in the upper 60s and clouds building up on friday night. the rain chances not significant but rain showers possible and holding near 60 by sunday. >> glad to have it timed out for the weekend 72 not looking for big warmth for the next couples.
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flew a drone at charlotte/douglas airport. later today, why he did it and the result. coming up, a soldier, the organization building his dream house and when he and his family expect to move in.
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construction is under way for a brand new house in lake county for brand dontae lore and his family. the serrant suffered a back injury during a raid in afghanistan. it's his 5th deploloent. and now, operation coming home
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>> i always started to take care of other guys and take care of veterans. you get the same in return. >> it's truly a blessing and very humbling to be given a home like this. >> taylor and his family hope to have the keys to their flew -- new home this fall. north carolina is landing more movie predictions including the remake of dirty dancing. all three will bring in $40 million to the area. aside from the immediate revenue from jobs and spending, experts say there will be more than that. >> tourists want to come and it lives on and people still want to continue to see the site and location in western north carolina. >> the state's natural resources make the state one of the most competitive. and some cleveland county
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duke energy labeled two coal ash ponds as local risk. those specific ponds being labeled low risk means they don't have to be capped off until 2029. >> when people can't take a bath or drink the water, that should be an extreme priority. >> we're focused throughout the state to put safety first, protect the environment, minimize impact to the community and manage cost. >> the meeting comes one week after state leaders said that well water after coal ash ponds is safe to drink. so tell keep to warm up this afternoon. really. it's like early summer, 70s and around 80 for late this afternoon and upper 70s for a good part of the early evening, and the sun is setting an hour later, and makes a difference. we'll keep the temperatures very warm tomorrow, close to a record high on wednesday.
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coming up at 5:00, we'll be talking about the step-down process, not just the cool down but the rain chances. >> perfect weather for voters, too. keith, thank you. and thank you for making channel 9 your choice for new
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