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

February 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ELECTION 2018-NORTH CAROLINA

RALEIGH, N.C. _ Attorneys for the candidates in the country’s last undecided congressional election marred by allegations of ballot fraud are expected to lay out how they think North Carolina’s elections board should decide whether to declare a winner or order a new contest. By Emery P. Dalesio.

IN BRIEF:

_ FATHER-SON PARATROOPERS: A U.S. Army master sergeant has enjoyed what he calls the highlight of his military career by joining his son in a jump with the 82nd Airborne Division.

_ BLACK COYOTES: Three rare black coyotes were among the nearly 150 coyotes killed during a massive hunting tournament near Charlotte, North Carolina.

VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

_ TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AWARDS: The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office is accepting nominations for awards given to people and organizations for efforts aimed at changing behaviors that lead to crashes, injuries and fatalities.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

BALTIMORE-ROGUE DETECTIVE

BALTIMORE _ A Baltimore detective who led a double life as a drug gang protector and thief is sentenced in federal court. By David McFadden.

XGR--LABOR DAY-SCHOOLS DEBATE

ANNAPOLIS, Md. _ A vote is near on a measure to enable local school boards in Maryland to decide when public schools start. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

EARNS-UNDER ARMOUR

BALTIMORE— Under Armour Inc. (UAA) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. SENT: 200 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ FLU DEATHS: Delaware state health officials say the flu has killed 11 residents so far this season and hundreds of more have been hospitalized.

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