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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 Final report of 11 Elle Lysova
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.
Meet Elle Lyosa, a physical therapist who works at Moscow State University. She is paid the equivalent of three dollars of month. She is a single mother with a four year old son. Their home is an apartment that is 9‘ X 15’. Her outlook is positive as she seeks to better her life.
This is the last of 11 reports that aired on WRAL News.