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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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RALEIGH — A movement that began more than three years ago about conservative policies in North Carolina has grown into an event that will be held in 30 states and Washington, D.C., to promote what supporters call a “moral public policy framework.” The Rev. William Barber will lead the protest on Monday at the North Carolina Capitol in Raleigh. Barber is the leader of the “Moral Monday” movement that began in April 2013 to protest conservative policies that advocates say hurt the poor and minorities. He gained national attention when he spoke at the Democratic National Convention. By Martha Waggoner. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words from 10 a.m. event.


RALEIGH — While Donald Trump comes to western North Carolina to promote his own candidacy, Vice President Joe Biden will be in the Triangle helping a group that backs Democratic candidates for governor like Attorney General Roy Cooper. Biden was the big-named guest in the Raleigh area at a private fundraiser Monday for the Democratic Governors Association. Meanwhile Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, was expected to hold a rally early Monday evening in Asheville’s downtown arena. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing on merits.



— DURHAM APARTMENT SHOOTING, from DURHAM — Police in Durham are investigating after one person was killed and another hurt in a shooting at an apartment complex. SENT: 130 words.

— TODDLER KILLED-HIT-AND-RUN, from GREENSBORO — Police are looking for a driver who was involved in the hit-and-run death of a Greensboro toddler. SENT: 130 words.


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