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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

IN BRIEF:

— PANTHERS STADIUM, from CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers are making more improvements at Bank of America Stadium. SENT: 130 words.

— FLORIDA LIGHTNING STRIKE-BEACH, from CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two North Carolina teens were struck by lightning as they walked on a Florida beach. SENT: 130 words.

— UNIVERSITY SPEECH-LAWSUIT, from RALEIGH — A student Christian organization in North Carolina State University has dropped its lawsuit against school administrators after the university changed its student speech policy. SENT: 130 words.

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