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Breaking: Portion of major interstate closed due to accident, spill

Hello! You made it to Friday! It's November 9. This is Christine Nelson writing you from my desk in the newsroom. I just finished going over the show and wanted to tell you what you can expect to see when you turn on WBTV News This Morning. We're on from 4:30-7:00 a.m.

BREAKING traffic alert: I-77 near Statesville is going to be an issue this morning if cleanup work doesn't finish soon. There was an accident that caused a mess on the interstate. It happened last night but the scene is still not clear! When you watch this morning we'll have details on what happened. We'll also monitoring this problem with live pictures and Tonya Rivens will have the most reliable routes around this problem spot.

DEVELOPING: Two major developments happening today in the E. coli outbreak that sickened people who went to the Cleveland County Fair. Officials plan to tell WBTV what the exact source of the outbreak is. We'll alert you as soon as it happens. Plus, we found out one of the victims had to be readmitted to the hospital. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee gathered more details overnight. Don't miss his live reports.

Plus...a family of six in Charlotte is facing the possibility of being ripped apart. Why? Our Astrid Martinez has the emotional story and the political topic this story is centered around.

Also, it's a delivery that caught a grad student at Chapel Hill by surprise! How she wound up helping a woman give birth. You won't believe where it happened!

See you on the air!

Christine

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