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


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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



RALEIGH — Once slated for thousands of condos, an area in northeastern North Carolina that holds tantalizing clues in the search for the Lost Colony could be preserved if one of the developers has his way. The attempt to save the Bertie County site is just starting — even the conservation group being asked to help hasn’t seen the land yet. By Martha Waggoner. UPCOMING: 700 words by 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.



— DURHAM SHOOTING DEATH, from DURHAM — Police in Durham are investigating the shooting death of a man. SENT: 130 words.

— CHARLOTTE PARK BODY, from CHARLOTTE — Police in Charlotte are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a city park. SENT: 130 words.

— LAW ENFORCEMENT VIDEO LAW-RESOLUTION, from GREENSBORO — Community activists are hoping the Greensboro City Council reviews a resolution that calls for the repeal of a state law that denies public access to law enforcement video footage. SENT: 130 words.

— RESTORATION BUSINESS-BAN, from RALEIGH — Attorney General Roy Cooper says a North Carolina company that charged advance fees to restore old vending machines but didn’t finish jobs is banned from accepting payments until consumers are satisfied. SENT: 130 words.


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