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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

PURSUING INNOCENCE

RALEIGH — A panel of the North Carolina State Bar is meeting again to discuss a proposed rule requiring prosecutors to disclose evidence of innocence obtained after a conviction. The State Bar’s ethics subcommittee meets Thursday in Chetola to discuss the proposal. By Martha Waggoner. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

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IN BRIEF:

— CHARLOTTE SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS, from CHARLOTTE — Records show Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools suspended nearly 1,000 students last year, just among students from pre-kindergarten through second grade. SENT: 130 words.

— CAROLINAS BREAKDOWNS, from CHARLOTTE — Despite smarter cars, motorists in the Carolinas are being stranded in record numbers. SENT: 130 words.

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