Today: Final vote on controversial NC abortion bill

Hello! It's Christine Nelson. Today is Wednesday, July 3. Here is a first look at the stories we're talking about on WBTV News This Morning from 4:30-7:00 a.m. We're also live streaming on the web. Go to and click "WATCH LIVE: WBTV News"

Abortion bill

State senators will be making a final vote today on a controversial abortion bill. It would potentially shut down abortion providers across the state. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee tells us what's inside the bill. He also has results on the tentative vote which gives some clue as to how the chips will fall when the final vote is in later today.

There are dozens of road in multiple counties now damage and closed because of all the rain we have been getting. We're on your side mapping out where those road closures are.

New developments overnight on showdown in Egypt. President Mohammed Morsi repeated to the country he will not be forced out. We have the strong words the Egyptian military used in response.

When this weather clears up we know you'll be firing up the grill. WBTV's Astrid Martinez is running down the safety tips you need to know.

See you on the air!