BC-Deep South News Coverage Advisory

July 15, 2019 - 11:43 am

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to:

The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org

The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org

The Montgomery AP Bureau at 334-262-5947 or apalabama@ap.org

The New Orleans AP Bureau at 504-523-3931 or nrle@ap.org

The Jackson AP Bureau at 601-948-5897 or jkme@ap.org

For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Deep South Editor Jim Van Anglen can be reached at 1-800-821-3737 or jvananglen@ap.org. Administrative Correspondent Rebecca Santana can be reached at 504-523-3931 or rsantana@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 A reminder: this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

GEORGIA (All times Eastern)

IN BRIEF:

_ POLICE SHOOTING-WOUNDS ARMED MAN _ The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says deputies shot and wounded a man who allegedly refused to drop a knife during his arrest.

_ AMBULANCE WRECK _ Five people have been injured in a wreck between a passenger car and a Georgia ambulance that wasn't carrying any patients at the time.

_ WATERCRAFT DEATH INJURY _ A collision on a lake between two personal watercrafts has left a father dead and his daughter injured.

SOUTH CAROLINA (All times Eastern)

IN BRIEF:

_ BLACK HISTORY GRANT _ The National Trust for Historic Preservation has awarded two South Carolina locations and one organization grants in an initiative to preserve African American historical sites.

_ SKYDIVING DEATH _ County emergency officials in South Carolina say a woman died because of a hard landing while skydiving.

_ HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK _ South Carolina officials say the worst of a statewide hepatitis A outbreak may be over.

ALABAMA (All times Central)

TOP STORIES:

TROPICAL WEATHER

NEW ORLEANS _ Many people across the Gulf Coast are being told to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as Tropical Depression Barry moves north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm Sunday afternoon but continues to pose a threat. Forecasters say more than a foot of rain has fallen in parts of Louisiana, prompting new flash flood warnings in that state and in Mississippi as the remnants of Barry inch north through the nation's midsection. By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew. SENT: 488 words, photos, video.

WITH:

_ TROPICAL WEATHER-THE LATEST _ The latest developments.

IN BRIEF:

_ TICKETED ANTI-ABORTION PROTESTER _ An Alabama appeals court has ruled that an anti-abortion protester shouldn't have been ticketed $250 for handing out pamphlets outside an abortion clinic.

_ WATERCRAFT DEATH INJURY _ A collision on a lake between two personal watercrafts has left a father dead and his daughter injured.

LOUISIANA (All times Central)

TOP STORIES:

TROPICAL WEATHER

NEW ORLEANS _ Many people across the Gulf Coast are being told to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as Tropical Depression Barry moves north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm Sunday afternoon but continues to pose a threat. Forecasters say more than a foot of rain has fallen in parts of Louisiana, prompting new flash flood warnings in that state and in Mississippi as the remnants of Barry inch north through the nation's midsection. By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew. SENT: 488 words, photos, video.

WITH:

_ TROPICAL WEATHER-THE LATEST _ The latest developments.

IN BRIEF:

_ TROPICAL STORM WEDDING _ Family members didn't let Tropical Storm Barry wash out a Louisiana couple's wedding day.

MISSISSIPPI (All times Central)

TOP STORIES:

TROPICAL WEATHER

NEW ORLEANS _ Many people across the Gulf Coast are being told to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as Tropical Depression Barry moves north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm Sunday afternoon but continues to pose a threat. Forecasters say more than a foot of rain has fallen in parts of Louisiana, prompting new flash flood warnings in that state and in Mississippi as the remnants of Barry inch north through the nation's midsection. By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew. SENT: 488 words, photos, video.

WITH:

_ TROPICAL WEATHER-THE LATEST _ The latest developments.

IN BRIEF:

_ PLANE CRASH-MISSISSIPPI _ The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating if a Mississippi pilot injured in a crash had an expired medical certification.

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The Atlanta AP Bureau: apatlanta@ap.org

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The Montgomery AP Bureau: apalabama@ap.org

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The Jackson AP Bureau: jkme@ap.org

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