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Storm Brewing Over Proposed Toll Lanes

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Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 15 January 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.

First up:  Cam Man Ron Lee live with more on the storm brewing over proposed toll lanes on I-77...and how they're going to be paid for.  A crowd of a hundred showed up for a meeting last night...and most of them were against the project being paid for by tax dollars.

Astrid Martinez joins us live with a fascinating, all-new story for the morning.  Everyone sweats - but if you perspire more than normal…it could be a sign of another medical condition.  However, a procedure new to Charlotte promises to end that discomfort.  Astrid will have details.

A person familiar with the situation says Lance Armstrong has confessed during an interview that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France from 1999-2005.

We'll tell you about the wonderful tribute being made to Victoria Soto...the heroic teacher who died protecting her students at the terrible Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

Highway 74 in Shelby is back open this morning, after a person died in a crash between a car and tractor trailer.   Deputies say the driver of the car died after pulling in front of the truck at 74 and Peach Tree Road.

The new general manager of the Carolina Panthers is going to be introduced today.

We'll have details on a new study that finds widespread, unsafe levels of mercury in people and fish.

You'll see highlights from last night's game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Boston Celtics.

And we've got a really neat story about a dog that's being reunited with his family at their home in Florida...after managing to wind up in Minnesota through an interesting series of events.

Plus...are we ever going to see an end to this foggy, wet and damp weather?  Al Conklin has the answers in his First Alert Weather forecast.

All that and so much more when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM!  See you then!!

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