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

July 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

EMMETT TILL

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Weeks after he published a book about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a North Carolina author received a call from FBI agents asking about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying about her interactions with the black teen. Not long after that, Duke University scholar Timothy Tyson said, he turned over interview recordings and other research materials for his 2017 book on the 1955 case that shocked the nation and helped build momentum for the civil rights movement. By Jay Reeves And Allen G. Breed. SENT: 770 words. AP Photos NYHK401, NYHK402, NYHK403.

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IN BRIEF:

— PANTHERS CAMP, from SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina city hopes to keep the Carolina Panthers summer training camp, even though the team has a new owner. SENT: 130 words.

— FATAL HIT-AND-RUN, from BURLINGTON — An arrest has been made more than two weeks after the hit-and-run death of a 76-year-old North Carolina man. SENT: 130 words.

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