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Wreck Shuts Down I-85 To I-77 Ramp

A BREAKING NEWS alert for you this morning...the I-85 southbound ramp to southbound I-77 has been shut down following a wreck involving a scrap metal truck.  Troopers say 37,000 pounds of scrap metal was spilled along the ramp.  A second vehicle was involved in the wreck...no serious injuries reported.  Cam Man Ron Lee was the first reporter at the scene and will join us live with complete details.

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 2 April 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 this morning, we have a lot to tell you about!

Today - a lawsuit is expected to be filed against the city of Charlotte.  An attorney claims city leaders violated the state's open meetings law...by holding closed door negotiations and a secret vote over a deal to renovate Bank of America stadium.

Right now, police are looking for a man following a late night shooting in East Charlotte.  It happened on Jennie Linn Drive after two men got into an argument.

The tax deadline is almost upon us...have you done your taxes?  Astrid Martinez has an all new story for the morning that you don't want to miss...about the red flags that could trigger a tax audit!

15 hundred pinwheels will be on display today at the Zahra Baker All Children Playground in Hickory.  A short ceremony will also be held - in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels are the symbol of child abuse prevention.

Republicans in South Carolina's first congressional district are going back to the polls today -- to decide who will represent their party in the race for congress.  Former governor Mark Sanford is facing Charleston County Councilman Curtis Bostic.

Jury selection begins today in the Michael Jackson wrongful death lawsuit.

All those stories and so much more...when you join us this morning from 4:30 to 7:00.  Hope to see you then!

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