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 Skip Foreman 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



— WAKE REDISTRICTING, from RALEIGH — The Wake County Board of Elections will appeal a federal court ruling that rejected the state legislature’s district lines for the county board of commissioners and the school board. SENT: 130 words.

— DUKE ENERGY-COAL ASH, from CHARLOTTE — A new test shows there is no arsenic in a lake that provides drinking water for Charlotte. SENT: 130 words.

— ROANOKE RAPIDS THEATER, from ROANOKE RAPIDS — The Roanoke Rapids Theatre along Interstate 95 in Halifax County is up for sale. SENT: 130 words.

— LENOIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DRONE PROGRAM, from KINSTON — Lenoir Community College is set to launch the state’s first associate’s degree program in drone piloting. SENT: 130 words.

— GREENVILLE POLICE-NEW UNIT, from GREENVILLE — The Greenville Police Department has created a new unit meant to combat gun violence. SENT: 130 words.


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