BC-NC–North Carolina Coverage Advisory, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast , and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

HEALTH OVERHAUL

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin has scheduled a 1 p.m. press conference to discuss yesterday’s announcement by President Obama that people will be allowed to keep their old insurance policies. The Insurance Department, working in conjunction with the insurance companies offering policies in the state, now has to decide how that will work. By Michael Biesecker. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

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MOUNTAIN WILDFIRE

MORGANTON — Firefighters are making progress in controlling a wildfire in Pisgah National Forest in Burke County, although the blaze has grown to 1,800 acres. Officials hope that rain forecast for Sunday and Monday will help bring what’s known as the Table Rock fire in the Linville Gorge under control. SENT: 150 words.

IN BRIEF: HOFFMAN FOREST SALE, FRAUD PLEA, CHARLOTTE AIRPORT PARKING, ANSON SHOOTING DEATH, AIR POLLUTION ADVISORY, STORYTELLING WORKSHOP.

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