Good morning! This is Christine Nelson on this Friday, October 11. This email is a quick first look at the stories we're working on for WBTV News This Morning. We're live and streaming on the web (wbtv.com/live) from 4:30-7:00 a.m. Tune in!
Good news this morning for North Carolina mothers and their children who receive food stamps. The program came to a halt due to the government shutdown. But officials have found a way to keep the program going. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee is on the story to tell you where the money is coming from to keep it funded.
Also, is there a sign of hope in the government shutdown impasse? We're following the latest developments.
JUST IN: The Nobel Peace Prize winner was announced overnight. The award went to a teenager, we'll tell you who.
Plus... How your health can be improved by smartphone apps! WBTV's Astrid Martinez talks to a local doctor who says this is the way of the future!
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