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Good morning! It's Christine Nelson. Happy Monday! It's March 24. I want you to have a first look at the stories making headlines right now. Turn on WBTV News This Morning right now. We're live on WBTV from 4:30-7. Then live, local news coverage continues on our sister network, Bounce TV, from 7-9 a.m.

NEW: Two homicides are being investigated right now. One in Charlotte where a man was found unresponsive and later died. The other in Clover, South Carolina where a 17-year-old was shot to death. Help is needed to solve these crimes. Tune in for more details on how you can get information to police.

You've watched the coal ash spill make national headlines. What is being done about getting the toxic material away from residents? How about burying it at Charlotte Douglas International Airport? That's what will be proposed to Charlotte city officials today. We have details.

Happening TODAY: A judge will finally hear the case being launched against the Union County School District. This is the story where parents are upset the school board moved forward on a vote to redraw school district lines. WBTV's Astrid Martinez is looking ahead this morning to what will happen at this hearing today.

Oh...how are your NCAA brackets looking? North Carolina schools are making history even though teams from the state are no longer in the tournament. We'll explain. And speaking of basketball...we have a really heartfelt story on one North Carolina team and the "hail mary" they'll be talking about for the rest of their lives.

Tune in now. Our Brody O'Connell is in for John Carter this morning. Al Conklin and Sammi Jo Francis are also here to get you caught up on the chilly forecast and the morning commute.

We'll see you on the air!

Christine

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