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Friday News Roundup: NC Governor's Race Undecided; Autopsy Report On Keith Scott; Wildfires in NC


The North Carolina governor’s race is still undecided more than a week after Election Day. Smoke filters into Charlotte from wildfires in the mountains... and the toxicology report is back on Keith Scott.  Those and other stories on the local news roundup.

We’re still waiting for the final results in the governor’s race, more than a week after the election.  We look at what might happen next, and talk about the different ways the race could play out-- and how NC lawmakers may play a role.

Charlotte’s air quality hits a code red as the smoke from wildfires in the mountains drifts our way. We bring you the status of the fight against the fires and the air forecast for the weekend.

The toxicology report on Keith Scott has come back … .  It leaves some questions unanswered and raises others.

And, our region is in a Stage 1 drought, leaving water levels low and boat ramps closed on area lakes. Are water restrictions in sight? We’ll find out.   

Those stories and much more on the Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup.


Lisa Worf, WFAE Reporter and Assistant News Director. 

Eric Frazier, editorial writer for the Charlotte Observer

Erik Spanberg, senior staff writer at the Charlotte Business Journal.

Glenn Burkins, editor and publisher of Qcitymetro.com