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DNC DAY 3: Obama Speech and wrap up from Charlotte

Cacky Catlett and Kevin Wuzzardo wrap up WWAY's live coverage of the DNC in Charlotte. Tonight included speeches from Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama.

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Charlotte man charged with threatening president

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A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter. Full story...
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DNC Day 3: President's speech preview

Before heading to Time Warner Cable Arena, folks filed into the nearby convention center, filling up on coffee and Obama plastered flare. All are in anticipation of what they say will be the homerun of this political
ballgame.

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Wilmington campaign volunteers say Obama speech change is a good thing

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video 65,000 people with community credentials, who planned to watch the president's speech in person Thursday will have to cancel their trip to the Queen City because of possible inclement weather. Full story...
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Clinton nominates Obama for president

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Former President Bill Clinton has formally nominated President Barack Obama to be the Democratic Party's candidate in the next presidential election. Full story...
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DNC Day 2: Lt. Gov. Dalton talks about moving Obama speech and his own

President Obama is not the only candidate who's speech Thursday night was impacted by a decision to move the final night of the Democratic National Convention indoors. Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, who is running for governor of North Carolina, is also scheduled to speak. We asked him what he thought about the decision to move indoors.

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DNC Day 2: Delegates react to decision to move Obama DNC speech

The decision to move President Barack Obama's acceptance speech Thursday night indoors was all the buzz at the Democratic National Convention. We talked with delegates, who had mixed reactions on the move.

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Democrats move Obama speech inside because of weather; Republicans not so sure

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videoPresident Barack Obama will not talk to a football stadium full of supporters this time around. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced this morning that the president's acceptance speech scheduled for Thursday night at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium will move indoors because of the threat of severe weather. Full story...
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Elon Poll: Romney leads in NC as DNC begins

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a lead over President Barack Obama in the battleground state of North Carolina as the incumbent president’s party comes to Charlotte this week for the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest Elon University Poll conducted in partnership with The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer. Full story...
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Obama to make case for voters to stick with him

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Don't expect President Barack Obama to try to reinvent himself next week at the Democratic Party's national convention. Full story...
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Campaign volunteer organizes bus trip for Obama speech

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Have a ticket to President Obama's acceptance speech next week? You don't have to drive yourself. Full story...
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Democrats to stress Obama national security record

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Democrats plan to emphasize President Barack Obama's record on national security and veterans on the night he delivers his address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Full story...
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Volunteers pick up tickets to see President Obama at DNC

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The race for the White House is ramping up as the Republican National Convention kicks off Monday, and the Democratic National Convention is set for the following week right here in the Tar Heel State. Full story...
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DNC to hand out Obama speech tickets

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Tickets are to be distributed for President Barack Obama's acceptance speech on the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Full story...
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Romney campaign rejects Obama camp's offer on taxes

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Mitt Romney's campaign says it's clear that President Barack Obama just wants to talk about Romney's taxes, rather than "the issues that matter to voters." Full story...
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