North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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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Tuesday, Aug. 16 9:00 AM North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Troxler hosts Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum – North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler hosts 12th annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, with topics discussed including the ‘role of whole genome sequencing in reducing outbreaks of foodborne illnesses’

Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC Raleigh www.ncgov.com https://twitter.com/NCAgriculture

Contacts: Brian Long North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services [email protected] 1 919 707 3007 NCAgriculture

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 10:45 AM Wrangler unveils ‘Jeansboro’ jerseys for the Greensboro Grasshoppers – Wrangler unveils special edition ‘Jeansboro’ jerseys created for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, ahead of the ‘Jeansboro Night’ at the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball game on 20 Aug

Location: NewBridge Bank Park, 408 Bellemeade Street, Greensboro, NC Greensboro http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t477 https://twitter.com/GSOHoppers

Contacts: Katie Dannemiller Greensboro Grasshoppers [email protected] 1 336 268 2861

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 11:00 AM North Carolina Republican Party media availability ahead of Tim Kaine’s campaign stop in Fayetteville

Location: Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville www.ncgop.org https://twitter.com/ncgop

Contacts: NCGOP [email protected]

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 2:00 PM Tim Kaine campaigns in North Carolina – 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine and his wife Anne Holton campaign in North Carolina, where he highlights ‘Hillary Clinton’s 100-Day Jobs Plan to build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top’ * Clinton and Sen. Kaine will face Republicans Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence in the 8 Nov election

Location: Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Hillary for America press [email protected]

Doors open 12:00 pm

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 4:30 PM Wake County Public School System Board of Education meetings – Wake County Public School System Board of Education work session (4:30 PM EDT); and Board of Education meeting (5:30 PM EDT)

Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC http://www.wcpss.net/site/default.aspx?PageID=1 https://twitter.com/WCPSS

Contacts: Shirley Farmer-Hudson WCPSS [email protected] 1 919 533 7771

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 5:00 PM Anne Holton – Tim Kaine’s wife – addresses campaign organizers and supports in Raleigh, NC – Anne Holton – wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine – addresses campaign organizers and volunteers to highlight North Carolina’s ‘critical role in this election’, thank organizers and volunteers for their support and dedication, and discuss ‘Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine’s commitment to building an America that is stronger together and their agenda for tax fairness and investing in North Carolina’

Location: Campaign Field Office, 2200 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC Raleigh www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America [email protected]

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Wednesday, Aug. 17 Charlotte Knights hosts annual Chevy Youth Baseball Clinic

Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494 https://twitter.com/KnightsBaseball

Contacts: Tommy Viola Charlotte Knights [email protected] 1 704 274 8203

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Tuesday, Aug. 16 Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County hold public forum at general meeting – Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County hold public forum on the current state of law enforcement, with Mecklenburg County Sheriff Irwin Carmichael and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Deputy Chief Jeff Estes

Location: Duckworth’s, 330 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://meckyoungdems.strikingly.com/ https://twitter.com/MeckYoungDems

Contacts: Larken Egleston Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County [email protected] 1 704 519 7128

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UPDATED EVENT: Wednesday, Aug. 17 House Ethics Committee self-imposed deadline to announce update on GOP Rep. Mark Meadows – House Committee on Ethics due to announce its course of action on the matter regarding Republican Rep. Mark Meadows – which was referred to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics in March – on or before today * Matter was extended in July, although with the Committee noting that the extension ‘does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee’ * Reasons for investigations are generally kept secret, although reports have suggested he broke Congressional rules by paying a former staffer for vacation and severance

Location: TBD http://www.house.gov/ethics/

Contacts: House Ethics Committee 1 202 225 7103

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 9:00 AM Lowe’s Cos: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com/lkn?action=frameSet&url=www.shareholder.com/lowes/index2.cfm https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Michelle Wingler Lowe’s Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 758 2622

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 11:00 AM North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tennyson attends Currituck Ferry Terminal ribbon cutting – North Carolina Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson, State Board of Transportation member Malcolm Fearing and North Carolina Ferry Division Director Ed Goodwin participate in ribbon cutting ceremony for new Currituck Ferry Terminal and Welcome Center

Location: Currituck Ferry Terminal, 173 Courthouse Road, Currituck, NC http://www.ncdot.gov/ https://twitter.com/ncdot

Contacts: Tim Hass NCDOT [email protected] 1 252 473 3461

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 5:00 PM Durham County Board of Elections special meeting to discuss the Early Voting Plan

Location: Commissioners’ Chambers, 200 E. Main Street, Durham, NC Durham http://dconc.gov/ https://twitter.com/DurhamCounty

Contacts: Tania De Los Santos Durham County Board of Commissioners [email protected] 1 919 560 0025

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 5:00 PM Javy Lopez meets fans and signs autographs – Three-time All-Star and 1995 World Series champion with the Atlanta Braves Javy Lopez meets fans and signs autographs

Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494 https://twitter.com/KnightsBaseball

Contacts: Tommy Viola Charlotte Knights [email protected] 1 704 274 8203

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 Lowe’s Cos: Q2 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com/lkn?action=frameSet&url=www.shareholder.com/lowes/index2.cfm https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Michelle Wingler Lowe’s Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 758 2622

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 Lowe’s Q2 2016 earnings – Lowe’s Companies Q2 2016 earnings, for the home improvement and appliance retail chain with over 1,840 stores nationwide

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Connie Bryant Lowes Cos Media [email protected] 1 704 758 2403

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 NEEDTOBREATHE begin North American tour

Location: Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC Raleigh https://twitter.com/NEEDTOBREATHE

Contacts: Glenn Fukushima Atlantic Records press [email protected] 1 818 238 6833

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Thursday, Aug. 18 BWX Technologies Inc: Q2 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=254056&p=irol-news&nyo=0

Contacts: Alan Nethery BWX Technologies Inc Investor Relations [email protected] 1 980 365 4300

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Thursday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 21 US PGA Golf Tour: Wyndham Championship

Location: Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, NC Greensboro www.pgatour.com https://twitter.com/PGATOUR

Contacts: USPGA Tour 1 904 285 3700

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