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

May 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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_COLLEGE CAMPUS SHOOTING _ NORTH CAROLINA _ University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors.

_ AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION _ North Carolina’s African American Heritage Commission has a new director with her own history with the agency.

_ CHURCH FORECLOSURE _ A judge says the foreclosure sale of a North Carolina church can proceed as planned after denying a motion that would have forestalled the sale.

_ COMPUTER LANDFILLS _ North Carolina landfalls could accept computers and televisions again in legislation advancing at the General Assembly.




_ TRUMP-ARLINGTON CEMETERY _ President Donald Trump paid his respects Thursday to those who died in service to the United States by placing American flags at several gravesites during an early Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery.

_ ISRAELI COMPANY-RECYCLING BINS _ A large trash collector in Virginia will use recycling bins that are partly made from recycled trash.




ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is scheduled to address the graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy. The former Boeing executive will deliver the commencement address Friday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. By REGINA GARCIA CANO. UPCOMING:


_ CITY COUNCIL-PERSONAL GAIN _ Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has called for the chair of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to resign from the board, calling him “ethically compromised.”

_ NAVAL ACADEMY GRAUDATION _ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy.

_ MARYLAND MEDICAL BOARD _ The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements.


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