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 Seanna Adcox 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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DUNN — Some seasonal agricultural workers were finishing a meal after a long day of planting sweet potato seeds when Julie Pittman pulled into to their camp. Up since dawn, they had worked through an 80-degree day that was just beginning to cool off. Now, Pittman, a paralegal with the Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina, wanted to get their attention. By Alejandra Cancino. SENT: 1,260 words. AP Photos WX404, WX401, WX402, WX403, WX405, WX406, WX407.
— FARMWORKERS-HEALTH INSURANCE-ABRIDGED.
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— AMBULANCE CRASH, from RALEIGH — Three Franklin County emergency medical service workers and one patient were taken to the hospital after a driver crashed into an ambulance near Raleigh. SENT: 130 words.
— BEACH HIGHWAY-BRIDGE, from OCRACOKE — North Carolina highway officials are holding three meetings this month for public comment on the proposed bridge on N.C. Highway at Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. SENT: 130 words.
— LGBT RIGHTS VIGIL, from RALEIGH — Opponents of North Carolina’s law preventing local governments from passing LGBT anti-discrimination protections and directing which bathrooms transgender people can use are reuniting to honor victims of the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub that killed 49 people. SENT: 130 words.
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