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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:37 pm, WV

May 3, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s tax records, signaling the widening of an investigation that’s already sought documents related to a resort owned by the governor.

In Brief:

_WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SHOOTING THREAT, from Morgantown: A West Virginia University student is accused of threatening to shoot people at the school and then kill himself.

_DELINQUENT VENDORS-TAX, from Charleston: State vendors who owe West Virginia taxes won’t get paid under a new government rule.

_STATE REVENUES, from Charleston: Gov. Jim Justice says West Virginia ended April with a more than $53 million revenue surplus.


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