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BC-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD

January 7, 2019

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 202-641-9660, 410-837-8315, 804-643-6646 or metro@ap.org. AP-Mid-Atlantic News Editor Steve McMillan can be reached at 804-643-6646 or smcmillan@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

IN BRIEF:

_ FORMER FOOTBALL PLAYER ARRESTED _ A former Carolina Panther football player accused of assaulting a woman has been suspended from his job as a Charlotte Catholic High School assistant football coach.

VIRGINIA

VIRGINIA-SESSION PREVIEW

RICHMOND _ A preview of key issues to be addressed during Virginia’s legislative session. By Alan Suderman. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IN BRIEF:

_ POLICE-MONITORING TEAM _ Baltimore has a new lead community liaison for the monitoring team overseeing the federal consent decree mandating the reform of the city’s police department.

_ PONZI SCHEME PROMOTION _ A Maryland couple have agreed to a consent order to pay a nearly $4 million penalty for promoting a Ponzi-like scheme.

_ FATAL POLICE WRECK _ Baltimore County police say an officer has hit and killed a suspect fleeing a stolen car.

_ DRUNKEN DRIVER-TROOPER CRASH _ Delaware State Police say a drunken driver crashed into a state trooper’s parked cruiser and seriously wounded the trooper’s K-9.

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