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

May 14, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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UPCOMING TODAY:

DEMOCRATS-AGENDA

RALEIGH — North Carolina Democratic lawmakers are fanning across the state to talk about their legislative agenda before this year’s annual session and for the fall campaign season. House and Senate members scheduled simultaneous news conferences Monday morning in six cities from Asheville to Wilmington. They plan to speak on the party’s platform and specific promises on the economy, public education, health, the environment, voting rights and government transparency. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing on merits.

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IN BRIEF:

— APARTMENT FIRE-FIVE KILLED, from GREENSBORO — Officials say five children have now died from injuries in a weekend fire in North Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— SUPREME COURT-MOUNTAINS, from MORGANTON — North Carolina’s Supreme Court justices are taking their work on the road this week as the court inches closer to its 200th anniversary. SENT: 130 words.

— POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN-NC, from RALEIGH — North Carolina is one of 30 locations nationwide where the Poor People’s Campaign is launching its six weeks of nonviolent direct action. SENT: 130 words.

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