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Scheduling Change: WRAL-TV Coronavirus Specials at 7pm, 11pm News Expands to One HourDue to the coronavirus concerns, WRAL-TV will make two major scheduling changes beginning Monday, March 16, 2020: WRAL-TV will produce and broadcast 7pm local news specials all week. The programs will be 30 minutes long. (Inside Edition will move to
Gaddy and Hefner before WRAL 50th anniversary reunion newscast
Charlie Gaddy chats with WRAL GM Jim Hefner before reunion newscast in 2006
DeBardelaben and Gaddy
Legendary anchors Bob DeBardelaben and Charlie Gaddy share a moment following the WRAL 50th anniversary newscast in 2006
WRAL anchors old and new at 50th reuncion newscast
Bob DeBardelaben, Bobbie Battista, Charlie Gaddy and Tom Suiter are joined by successors at reunion in 2006
1992 NC Friendship Force Trip to Moscow Report #8 Russian Economy
The USSR ceased to exist on December 26, 1991. A few weeks later, WRAL News anchor Donna Gregory and WRAL photographer Jay Jennings accompanied the NC Friendship Force on a trip to Russia, now formerly the USSR, in mid-January 1992.
People in Moscow had to stand in long lines to shop for food they often could not afford. Those who had a summer home in the country were able to plant food on the farm that enabled them to store enough food to get them through the bleak winter months.
This is the eighth of 11 reports that aired on WRAL News.