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More than a dozen fall ill at local apartment

Updated: Jul. 2, 2018 at 5:08 AM EDT
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Good morning everyone. This is Christine Sperow. Hope you had a good weekend! Today is Monday, June 2. Here is a first look at the stories we're following now on WBTV News This Morning. We're live until 7 a.m. with the latest news, weather and traffic updates to get your morning started on the right foot.

Things didn't end well for some who live at one apartment complex in east Charlotte. Several people got sick and had to be treated at Carolinas Medical Center. We found out one common theme that pinpoints what may be the cause. WBTV's Micah Smith has a live report with details.

More Hepatitis A vaccination clinics will be held this week, including the 4th of July holiday, after thousands were possibly exposed to the the illness from a Hardee's in West Charlotte.

The clinics today open right at 8 a.m.

The Providence Day student who was killed in a bus crash in Argentina will be laid to rest this week.

Business is booming for fireworks stands! Folks are lining up to get the biggest, brightest and loudest firecrackers they can find in South Carolina. Do you know the laws for setting off fireworks in North and South Carolina?? We're giving you a refresher.

More than 70 dogs had to be rescued from a woman who officials believe was hoarding the animals. This happened in South Carolina and officials are looking for permanent homes for the animals.

WEATHER CHANGES: Wow was it hot over the weekend. Especially on Saturday! Already the air is humid and soupy to start the morning. Meteorologist Chris Larson is breaking down what to expect today and through the holiday week.

Tune in now!

Christine