NEW overnight: Popular eating spot burns down

Hello! It's Christine Nelson checking in with all you early risers! Today is Wednesday, July 9. Just wanted to give you a first look at the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning. We're live on the air from 4:30-9:00 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.

New overnight: We're getting word a popular spot to eat in Shelby has caught fire. Or Mark Davenport will be live at the scene of Tasty T Drive In. Firefighters were fighting the flames from every angle as they were shooting through the roof. Mark is gathering more details on exactly what happened.

TODAY: Former colleagues, students and friends will gather at Newton Conover High School for a memorial set for this afternoon for Maggie Daniels. Her murder still hasn't been solved.

Breaking overnight: Charlotte police are investigating a deadly shooting in the University area. We'll tell you how the shooter was caught.

The day is finally here! The phone bank opens in 30 minutes to reserve your tickets to win the St. Jude Dream Home in Charlotte's Palisades community!

At 5 a.m. the number to... call is 1-800-592-1602. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold everyday until tickets run out. Don't wait. Reserve yours TODAY!

Remember, the St. Jude Dream Home raises money for a great cause - to help the hospital treat children fighting cancer. That's what it's all about!

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