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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Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center Main Complex, Charlotte.
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Atrium Health has announced big expansion plans on about 70 acres at its main campus in Dilworth. The plans call for a medical school and office space. The hospital system also wants to build a hotel.

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The CEO of American Airlines, Doug Parker, is facing mounting pressure. Charlotte’s dominant carrier has a heap of problems, including a falling stock price, labor union tensions, and unhappy customers and employees. There’s been some chatter that Parker may be not be keeping his job.

Scene from the TV show "Bless the Harts."
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A new cartoon on Fox follows the misadventures of the Harts, a blue-collar North Carolina family struggling to get by. It’s called Bless the Harts. The show was created by Emily Spivey, whose writing credits include "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."  She was born in Statesville and grew up in High Point and drew on her upbringing as inspiration for the show.  

An elk grazes in field Sept. 26, 2019, off U.S. 441 near the North Carolina-Tennessee border in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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This time of year many people head to the North Carolina mountains to look at the changing leaves. But there’s another attraction: elk. Officials at Great Smoky Mountains National park are urging visitors to keep their distance while admiring the massive animals.

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In the race for Matthews mayor, incumbent Paul Bailey and town Commissioner John Higdon will move on to next month’s general election. They were the top two vote-getters in Tuesday's primary.

Camping World, Flag
GANDER OUTDOORS

A giant American flag will continue to fly over a Gander RV dealership along Interstate 77 in Statesville. 

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles joined Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins Thursday, Dec. 13.
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Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles beat four Democratic challengers with nearly 87% of the vote in Tuesday's partisan municipal primaries. The first-term mayor will face Republican and perennial candidate David Michael Rice in November.

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Charlotte likes to associate itself with artist Romare Bearden. He was born in the city in 1911, though only lived here three years. Bearden was considered one of the nation’s preeminent artists when he died in 1988.

NOAA

Updated 12:10 p.m. Thursday

Hurricane Dorian has begun moving slowly up the South Carolina coast. It’s passing close to Charleston this morning and then will be near Wilmington tonight.

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Hurricane Dorian is on a path that will bring it toward the coastal areas of the Carolinas.

Charlotte skyline, UNC Charlotte Center City First Ward Park
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New accusations have surfaced against a financial adviser well-known for his appearances on Charlotte TV stations. Jim Heafner closed his firm earlier this year amid allegations he gave shoddy advice and invested clients’ money with a Florida company under scrutiny from regulators.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department headquarters.
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The Charlotte City Council on Monday approved money for improved security at Charlotte-Mecklenburg police stations, including police headquarters. And the council agreed to fund a study of a proposed rail trail along the planned Silver Line.  

CMPD vehicle
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A man was fatally shot early Tuesday in Charlotte’s University City area. 

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There’s a new product on the shelves at some Harris Teeter stores in Charlotte:  cannabis.  Some locations last week began offering a small selection of CBD lotions and oils made from hemp. For more on this and other business news "Morning Edition" host Marshall Terry is joined by Tony Mecia of the Charlotte Ledger Business newsletter for our segment Biz Worthy.

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Cabarrus County commissioners have approved an economic development grant for online used car dealer Carvana, which plans to open a facility at the old Philip Morris site in Concord.

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For renters in Charlotte who need affordable housing the challenge is already daunting enough.  The city says the supply of affordable units is at least 24,000 short of the demand. But renters with pets face additional hurdles.  

Homes costing $400,000 are seen under construction earlier this year in Huntersville.
DAVID BORAKS / WFAE

Home prices in Mecklenburg County last month saw their biggest jump in at least a year. The median sales price in July was $350,000, according to the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. That’s up more than 10% from the same month last year.

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Three people are dead and one injured in what police say was a domestic homicide Monday night in Hickory.

CMPD vehicle
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Updated 11:20 a.m.

Police are looking for a man they say killed a woman in southwest Charlotte on Monday afternoon before fleeing with his two young children. The children have since been found safe. 

SARAH DELIA / WFAE

There have been two homicides in west Charlotte since Wednesday afternoon. 

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