Marshall Terry

Morning Edition Host

Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication. Outside of radio, he loves listening to music and going to see bands - preferably in small, dingy clubs.

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Charlotte City Government
Charlotte City Government

It’s big day for Charlotte City Council. In what’s sure to be a contentious meeting this afternoon, the council will hold a special meeting on whether to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.

CIAA
CIAA

CIAA officials are saying more about the conference’s decision to ask other cities to bid on hosting its annual basketball tournament.  Conference board chair James Anderson told WFAE Charlotte is a good host, but there are a couple of things that he’s unhappy about, including "price-gouging" by hotels. He also cited extra fees added to bills by some hotels and restaurants during CIAA tournaments. CIAA Commissioner Jacqui McWilliams says there have been challenges in the past, but the conference, city and tourism officials have done a good job of addressing them. 

Rowan County Government
Rowan County Government

The Rowan County Commission had its first meeting last week, after the US Supreme Court decided not to hear its appeal to allow commissioners themselves to open meetings with prayer. As they’ve gotten used to doing over the past couple years, commissioners invited Chaplain Michael Taylor from the sheriff’s department to give the prayer. 

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in northwest Charlotte Sunday night.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is resurrecting a lawsuit by animal-rights groups against a North Carolina law that discourages undercover investigations at farms and other workplaces. 

Marvin Chevez-Quiffaro, left, and Jalen Boulware have been charged with murder in the shooting death of Terale Claridy-Vaught.
Mecklenburg County Jail

CMPD has arrested two 18-year-olds in connection to a homicide in the Steele Creek area Sunday night that prompted a manhunt.

Amboy Riverfront Park in Asheville was closed Thursday afternoon due to flooding.
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Rain is still in the forecast for western North Carolina Friday, but it's beginning to taper off after a couple of wet weeks. Recovery crews have been taking stock of the damage from flooding and landslides triggered by subtropical tropical storm Alberto. 

Recently-fired Hornets head coach Steve Clifford has a new job. The Orlando Magic announced that it has chosen Clifford to be the team’s new head coach.

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The North Carolina Senate is expected to take a final vote on the $24 billion state budget today.  The House will take up the plan today as well.  The budget, which includes a 6.5 percent average raise for teachers among other items, would take effect July 1.

This week, WFAE launches its first investigative podcast. It’s called She Says, and it tells the story of a sexual assault victim and how police handled her case. It's been nearly three years, and Linda, as we'll call her, is still waiting for answers. 

WFAE's Sarah Delia and Marshall Terry discuss how this podcast came to be. 

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