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- News, sport, travel and weather from 16 January
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Good morning, it's Stephanie Barnard here in the BBC WM newsroom. I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, travel and weather today.
A cold start with widespread frost. Sunny spells developing later. Maximum temperature 0C (32F).
The A4540 Belgrave Middleway Underpass in Birmingham is blocked at the A38 Bristol Road due to an accident.
A ban on drinking alcohol on the street is being widened to include more parts of the West Midlands. Listen live to BBC WM
BBC News speaks to Olympic bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz about his training at Birmingham's High Performance Centre.
Birmingham Newsroom tweets: We gritted last night but please be careful on the #brum roads this morning. #wmgrit #localgov
James Bovill, BBC WM reporter, tweets: Empty beer cans in Quarry Bank. Police and council want to ban street drinking here to stop trouble.
Adrian Goldberg asks: "Are Christians treated as second class citizens?" Listen to BBC WM after 09:00.
The BBC has spoken to high jumper Robbie Grabarz about training at Birmingham's High Performance Centre. Find out more about the Olympic medallist on his Team GB page.