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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

IN BRIEF:

— NASCAR-WALLACE ATTACKED-CONCERT, from CHARLOTTE — A concert venue in Charlotte has ended its contract with a landscaping company that employed one of the people charged in an assault on NASCAR driver Mike Wallace and his daughter last week. SENT: 130 words.

— APARTMENT FIRE-DEATH, from DALLASTOWN, Pa. — Funeral arrangements and plans for a memorial scholarship have been released for a central Pennsylvania native who police say was slain before her North Carolina apartment was set on fire. SENT: 130 words.

— PET ADOPTION EVENT, from CHARLOTTE — An adoption event in Charlotte hopes to connect families with hundreds of pets and raise awareness of overcrowding in animal shelters. SENT: 130 words.

— DRONE RULES-NORTH CAROLINA, from RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation wants to help drone owners understand new rules issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and how they impact drone operations in the state. SENT: 130 words.

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