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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



— MINSTER-SAME SEX MARRIAGE, from CHARLOTTE — A United Methodist Church pastor in Charlotte, North Carolina, will keep her job after performing a same-sex marriage at her church earlier this year. SENT: 130 words.

— ELK PROBLEMS, from CLYDE — A hearing is set this week in western North Carolina on new rules for managing the elk population. SENT: 130 words.

— FATAL HOUSE FIRE, from FAYETTEVILLE — One person and three dogs have been found dead following a house fire in Fayetteville. SENT: 130 words.

— YANCEYVILLE SHOOTING, from YANCEYVILLE — A father and son have been arrested in connection with a shooting that left two brothers wounded last week at a Caswell County cookout. SENT: 130 words.

— PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVER-CHARGES, from WILMINGTON — A Domino’s Pizza delivery driver has pleaded guilty in the death of a Wilmington man who was struck in May. SENT: 130 words.


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