AP-NC–North Carolina News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NC


Assignment Editors:

Photo Editors:

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 tmrogers@ap.org. Meg Kinnard is on the desk, followed by Skip Foreman at 1:30 2.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


— CHICKEN WASTE FIRE, from RALEIGH: A barn on a research farm at North Carolina State University has burned. SENT: 130 words.

— HOMEOWNER FED UP, from RALEIGH: A North Carolina man says he’s getting close to giving up on his home in Raleigh after it was hit by a driver for the sixth time. SENT: 130 words.

— FATAL SHOOTING-RALEIGH, from RALEIGH: Authorities say two teenagers have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man in Raleigh. SENT: 130 words.

— SPORTS BAR SHOOTING, from RALEIGH: Police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting at a Raleigh sports bar that left one woman dead and another injured. SENT: 130 words.

— SHOOTING DEATH-CHARLOTTE, from CHARLOTTE: Authorities say a 52-year-old man has been charged in a fatal shooting in east Charlotte. SENT: 130 words.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-KAINE, from ASHEVILLE: Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine is making a couple of campaign stops in North Carolina this week. SENT: 130 words.

— JOHNSON SMITH SESQUICENTENNIAL, from CHARLOTTE: Johnson C. Smith University is kicking off a yearlong celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the university’s founding. SENT: 130 words.


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