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How to watch UNC vs USC football + A Whataburger location could be in the works in Charlotte

Hey, everyone! Tamia here. Welcome to Friday, weekenders!

Let’s enjoy this good weather, go outside, put your phone on DND and do something fun! It’s giving -ber months!

1. How Spectrum customers can watch the UNC vs USC football game on Saturday

South Carolina’s R.J. Roderick (10) drives North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell (7) out of bounds in the second quarter during the Duke’s Mayo Bowl on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.
South Carolina’s R.J. Roderick (10) drives North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell (7) out of bounds in the second quarter during the Duke’s Mayo Bowl on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.

Due to an ongoing contract dispute, Spectrum cable customers have lost access to Disney-owned channels.

So, you might be wondering, “How the heck do I watch the game?”

You have a few options: switch providers, subscribe to a streaming service (I have YouTube TV), or use a digital antenna to access ABC over-the-air.

Evan Moore has your solutions.

2. Hope is not lost – Whataburger could still be coming to Charlotte

A rendering showcases Whataburger’s new building prototype.
A rendering showcases Whataburger’s new building prototype.

Burger fans, all is not doom and gloom.

There is new evidence that Whataburger is on its way to Charlotte — potentially at multiple locations — although officials involved with the plans are staying quiet for now.

Heidi Finley has more on the burger saga.

3. He moved back home and killed his parents. Judge gives Charlotte man life in prison.

Police investigate a double homicide in the 7500 block of Glencannon Drive in Charlotte, NC, on April 2, 2017.
Police investigate a double homicide in the 7500 block of Glencannon Drive in Charlotte, NC, on April 2, 2017.

A Charlotte man has been found guilty of killing his parents — just hours after they allowed him to move in after being evicted from his home.

A Mecklenburg County jury found 43-year-old Curtis Atkinson Jr. guilty of all charges in the grisly 2017 shooting and stabbing deaths of his parents, Ruby and Curtis Sr., prosecutors said Thursday.

Joe Marusak with more on the story.

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