AP-NC–North Carolina News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NC


Assignment Editors:

Photo Editors:

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North Carolina. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Carolinas News Editor Tim Rogers at 919-510-8937 or at [email protected] Jack Jones is on the desk, followed by Jeffrey Collins at 2 p.m.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



— FAYETTEVILLE SHOOTINGS, from FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville police are investigating a weekend shooting incident that left one person dead and another wounded. SENT: 130 words.

— HISTORIC SITE BURGLARY, from WINNABOW — An historic site in Brunswick County is closed until Tuesday after burglars broke in over the weekend, causing some property damage and taking some historic artifacts considered invaluable. SENT: 130 words.

— RALEIGH POOL DROWNING, from RALEIGH — A 5-year-old girl has died at a Raleigh hospital after being pulled from a swimming pool. SENT: 130 words.

— COURT OF APPEALS-GEER, from RALEIGH — Another election will be on the November ballot in North Carolina because an appeals court judge recently resigned to take a job in private practice. SENT: 130 words.

— ATTORNEY GENERAL-ENDORSEMENT, from MORRISVILLE — An organization representing police officers in North Carolina says former state Sen. Josh Stein’s work experience and legislative record makes him the best choice to succeed Roy Cooper as attorney general. SENT: 130 words.

— SMOKY MOUNTAINS VOLUNTEERS, from GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Volunteers from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have been honored for outstanding service. SENT: 130 words.

— ARRESTS-POLICE THREATS, from BRYSON CITY — Three men have been arrested after police say they ran at the Bryson City Police Department yelling threats. SENT: 130 words.

— GREENSBORO ZOO-TIGER DEATH, from GREENSBORO — The Greensboro Science Center Zoo is mourning the loss of one of its tigers. SENT: 130 words.


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