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

July 10, 2018

Editors:

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 interim Carolinas News Editor Jeffrey Collins at 803-603-8675 or at jscollins@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

IN BRIEF:

— CLINGMANS DOME-REPAIR, from FORNEYS CREEK — One of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park closed on Tuesday for repairs. SENT: 130 words.

— BIRDS AND BRIDGE, from MANNS HARBOR — It’s time once again to slow down for birds on one bridge along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. SENT: 130 words.

— HOG SMELLS-LAWSUITS, from BEULAHVILLE — Republican politicians are heading to an eastern North Carolina farm to talk why they’re worried litigation involving hog farms could harm the state’s economy. SENT: 130 words.

— OUTDOOR RECREATION SUMMIT, from ASHEVILLE — Nearly a dozen states are represented at a western North Carolina gathering designed to focus how to make their regions attractive to outdoor recreation companies and enthusiasts. SENT: 130 words.

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