AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD
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TODAY’S TOP STORIES
RALEIGH, N.C. — A government reform group plans to file a voting rights lawsuit Tuesday in North Carolina. The state chapter of Common Cause has focused its attention on nonpartisan redistricting methods and the public financing of judicial campaigns. By Gary Robertson. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
— GIRL KIDNAPPED: Authorities are working to speak to the neighbors of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.
— FREEZING DOGS: Police in North Carolina have rescued two dogs abandoned at a freezing dog park in Hillsborough.
— US MARSHAL-IMPERSONATION: A man in North Carolina is accused of impersonating a U.S. Marshal with forged credentials and identification of “remarkable quality.”
RICHMOND, Va. — Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. By Alan Suderman and Joseph Pisani. SENT: 260 words, photos.
AMAZON HQ-TWO CITIES
NEW YORK — The communities that are expected to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. By Jennifer Peltz and Matthew Barakat. SENT: 1,110 words, photos, video.
— POLICE OVERTIME: A stabbing that wounded two people in Virginia last month has prompted city leaders to increase police presence in the area for the rest of the year.
— HOMELAND SECURITY: Virginia is turning to the star of “Homeland” to help boost tourism.
— POCOHONTAS SYMPOSIUM: Virginia Indian tribal leaders will join nationally renowned scholars for a symposium on the life, legend and legacy of Pocahontas.
— PSYCHOLOGIST-IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP: A psychologist in Virginia is accused of having a sexual relationship with a client and has had his license to practice suspended.
WILMINGTON, Del. — Prosecutors rest their case and the defense begins presenting evidence and testimony in the trial of three of 16 inmates who were charged with murder following a Delaware prison riot in which a guard was killed and three other staffers taken hostage. By Randall Chase. UPCOMING: 550 words by 6 p.m.
ELECTION 2020-WHY WAIT
WASHINGTON — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace. SENT: 970 words, photos.
— FIRE-ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY: A fire at a vacant three-story house in Baltimore has spread to a nearby assisted living facility, prompting it to be evacuated.
— TRAFFIC STOP-HEROIN: Police in Delaware say they have seized 1,500 bags of heroin from a Virginia man during a traffic stop.
— POLICE SHOOTING-STRAW PURCHASE: A Delaware woman charged with illegally buying a gun that was later used by her boyfriend in a fatal shootout with police has agreed to enter a guilty plea.
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