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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

January 6, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at (304) 346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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EXCHANGE-PEACE CORPS

BELLE, W.Va. _ In El Salvador in the late 1980s, Bob Holliday remembered taking his children up to the attic to watch military helicopters exchange fire with rebels. By Bill Lynch, Charleston Gazette-Mail.

EXCHANGE-CAFE-APPALACHIA

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ A steeple rises up from the arched roof. Brightly colored stained glass adds a pop of color inside the window frames. Out front, a sign welcomes visitors with a new message each day. By Michelle James, The Register-Herald.

In Brief:

REED-AZLHEIMER’S FUNDING, from Providence, Rhode Island _ U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says that a bill he co-sponsored with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia to combat Alzheimer’s disease and promote brain health has been signed into law.

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