North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 04.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 04 12:00 PM ‘E-cigarettes use rises among North Carolina youth who have never smoked’ says CDC study – CDC Preventing Chronic Disease releases study suggesting that ‘e-cigarette use rises among North Carolina high school students who said they never smoked regular cigarettes before’. Using data collected from high school students who completed the school-based, cross-sectional North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey in 2011 and 2013, researchers claim that ‘current e-cigarette users were less likely than those who smoked cigarettes only to have ever abstained from cigarette smoking for six months or one year and to have used any kind of smoking cessation aids’

Location: TBD www.cdc.gov https://twitter.com/CDCgov

Contacts: Melissa Newton CDC Preventing Chronic Disease communications [email protected] 1 404 718 6281

Embargoed until 4/8/16 at 12:00 PM EDT

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 04 6:30 PM Dem Rep. Alma Adams hosts ‘Safer 12’ Community Forum – Democratic Rep. Alma Adams hosts ‘Safer 12’ Community Forum in Charlotte, NC, as part of a series of forums addressing gun violence, community policing, and policy reforms. Rep. Adams is joined by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney, Charlotte Councilman Al Austin, NAACP Charlotte President Corine Mack, and Charlotte Clergy Coalition’s Rev. Dr Peter Wherry

Location: Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://adams.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepAdams #Safer12th

Contacts: Courtney O’Neal Office of Rep. Alma Adams courtney.o’[email protected] 1 202 225 1510

Media RSVP: [email protected]

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Thursday, Aug. 04 9:30 AM NCDP discuss ‘damage done to North Carolina by Donald Trump’s anti-veteran positions’ – North Carolina Democratic Party host news conference to ‘highlight the damage done to North Carolina by 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s anti-veteran positions’, ahead of vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s visit to Raleigh. Participants include Afghanistan war veteran and North Carolina state Sen. Grier Martin, and Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran and former state Sen. Cal Cunningham

Location: Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh www.ncdp.org https://twitter.com/ncdemparty

Contacts: Dave Miranda North Carolina Democratic Party [email protected] 1 919 408 7430

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Thursday, Aug. 04 10:00 AM North Carolina Gov. McCrory’s public schedule – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory visits Elizabeth City State University at Marion D. Thorpe Administration Building, 1704 Weeksville Rd., Elizabeth City (10:00 AM EDT); and attends U.S. Coast Guard Day Annual Picnic and Proclamation Presentation at U.S. Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City (11:00 AM EDT)

Location: Elizabeth City www.ncgov.com https://twitter.com/NCdotGov

Contacts: North Carolina Office of the Governor Communications [email protected] 1 919 814 2100

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Thursday, Aug. 04 10:00 AM Senior citizens and allies hold rally to protest GOP Sen. Richard Burr’s Medicare plan – North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans President William Dworkin, North Carolina Senior Democrats President Matilda Phillip, and Forsyth County Senior Democrats President Fred Terry speak at rally to protest Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s Medicare plan

Location: 2000 West First Street, Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem www.ncdp.org https://twitter.com/ncdemparty

Contacts: Matt Kravitz North Carolina Democratic Party [email protected] 1 919 438 1836

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Thursday, Aug. 04 10:00 AM Mike Pence campaigns in North Carolina and Virginia – 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee Indiana Governor Mike Pence campaigns in the general election battleground states of North Carolina and Virginia, with a town hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E S St, Raleigh, NC (10:00 AM EDT), a town hall at The Founders Inn Spa, 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA (3:00 PM EDT), and a rally at Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E Main St, Norfolk, VA (7:00 PM EDT) * Trump and Gov. Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Raleigh Norfolk Virginia Beach www.donaldjtrump.com https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Contacts: Hope Hicks Make America Great Again [email protected] 1 212 715 6785 1 203 273 0226 Jordan Karem Trump for President [email protected] Ashley Mocarski Trump for President [email protected]

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Thursday, Aug. 04 10:00 AM Duke Energy Corp: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://www.duke-energy.com/investors/default.asp https://twitter.com/DukeEnergyNews

Contacts: Randy Wheeless Duke Energy investor relations [email protected] 1 704 382 3853

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Thursday, Aug. 04 1:00 PM Advocates hold press call on North Carolina’s voting rights law – North Carolina NAACP President Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, and attorneys for North Carolina NAACP plaintiffs hold press call to address the decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week striking down North Carolina‚Äôs ‘voter suppression law’

Location: TBD

Contacts: Anna Susman BerlinRosen Public Affairs [email protected] 1 646 200 5285 Jack Temple Berlin Rosen [email protected] 1 646 200 5280

Dial-In: (630) 691-2748, Confirmation number: 43138011 (Must RSVP in advance)

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Thursday, Aug. 04 2:00 PM North Carolina DNR Secretary Kluttz makes reconstruction funding announcement – North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz, DNCR Deputy Secretary Kevin Cherry, and Friends of Fort Dobbs leadership make funding announcement for the reconstruction of the French and Indian War fort

Location: Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville, NC Statesville http://www.ncdcr.gov/ https://twitter.com/ncculture

Contacts: Fay Mitchell NCDRC [email protected] 1 919 807 7389 Scott Douglas DNR [email protected] 1 919 807 7389

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Thursday, Aug. 04 4:45 PM SPX Corp: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://www.spx.com/en/investor-relations/ https://twitter.com/SPXCorporation

Contacts: Ryan Taylor SPX Corp Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 752 4486

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Thursday, Aug. 04 Duke Energy Corp: Q2 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://www.duke-energy.com/investors/default.asp https://twitter.com/DukeEnergyNews

Contacts: Randy Wheeless Duke Energy investor relations [email protected] 1 704 382 3853

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Thursday, Aug. 04 Duke Energy Q2 2016 earnings – Duke Energy Corporation Q2 2016 earnings, for the Charlotte, NC-based utilities firm

Location: TBD www.duke-energy.com https://twitter.com/DukeEnergyNews

Contacts: Tom Shiel Duke Energy Corp [email protected]

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Thursday, Aug. 04 Periphery begin North American tour

Location: Lincoln Theatre, 126 E Cabarrus St, Raleigh, NC Raleigh https://twitter.com/PeripheryBand

Contacts: Monica Seide Speakeasy PR [email protected] 1 818 363 1315

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Thursday, Aug. 04 SPX Corp: Q2 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://www.spx.com/en/investor-relations/ https://twitter.com/SPXCorporation

Contacts: Ryan Taylor SPX Corp Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 752 4486

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Thursday, Aug. 04 Wreath-laying service to honor the memory of RPD officer – Wreath-laying service to honor the memory of Raleigh Police Department Officer Denise Holden, who lost her life in the line of duty on 4 Aug, 1995

Location: Raleigh Police Memorial,222 W. Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.raleighnc.gov/ https://twitter.com/RaleighGov

Contacts: Jim Sughrue Raleigh Police Department [email protected] 1 919 996 1200 Laura Hourigan Raleigh Police Department [email protected] 1 919 996 1219

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Aug. 05 10:00 AM Campbell University and Harnnet Health host residency program press conference – Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine and Harnett Health host press conference and reception to introduce 15 residents and present them with their white coats. The press conference features comments from Harnett Health President, Kevin Jackson, Campbell University OB/GYN Department Chair and Harnett Health Medical Education Director Dr. Michelle Langaker, and Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Dr. John M. Kauffman, Jr

Location: 215 Brightwater Dr, Lillington, NC http://www.campbell.edu/ https://twitter.com/campbelledu

Contacts: Sarah H. Bowman Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine [email protected] 1 910 814 4901

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Friday, Aug. 05 10:00 AM North Carolina State Ports Authority Human Resources and Compensation Committee meeting via teleconference

Location: 2202 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC Wilmington http://www.ncports.com/

Contacts: North Carolina State Ports Authority 1 800 334 0682

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Saturday, Aug. 06 12:00 PM 3rd Annual John Wall Family Foundation’s Back To School Block Party in Raleigh – 3rd Annual John Wall Family Foundation’s Back To School Block Party in Raleigh, an outdoor festival for 250 students who receive a book bag filled with school supplies

Location: The Club Teen Center, 721 N Raleigh Blvd, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.johnwall2.com/ https://twitter.com/johnwall

Contacts: Candyce Jones Anchored Consulting & Events [email protected] 1 301 693 8242

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