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

June 8, 2018


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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



— BUILDING COLLAPSE THREAT, from WILMINGTON — Officials in a North Carolina city have closed a city block because of the threat of a building collapse. SENT: 130 words.

— CONFEDERATE STATUE COSTS, from CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina says it doesn’t know how much it spends to protect the Silent Sam Confederate statue. SENT: 130 words.

— PARTY CONVENTIONS, from RALEIGH — Activists for North Carolina’s major political parties are gathering separately this weekend for their annual conventions to energize the faithful heading into the fall elections. SENT: 130 words.


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