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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 1:30 pm, MD

November 12, 2018

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.

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

IN BRIEF:

— HEPATITIS A-RESTAURANT: Officials say at least 150 people who went to a North Carolina restaurant are at risk of getting hepatitis A.

— GIRL KIDNAPPED: A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.

VIRGINIA

AMAZON HQ-TWO CITIES

NEW YORK— The communities said to be favored 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: 1,130 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— SCHOOL BUS CRASH: Virginia State Police say five children and one adult were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a school bus was rear-ended as it stopped to pick up students.

— MILITARY BALL SLAYING: A U.S. Marine is accused of killing his wife following a military ball in Virginia.

— WALLOPS LAUNCH: An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia’s coast to the International Space Station.

— UVA-JUSTICE KENNEDY: Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will speak about his legacy on the high court at the University of Virginia School of Law this week.

— TROOPER-FALSIFIED RECORDS: A Virginia State Police trooper has been found guilty of falsifying records for drug case evidence that he had destroyed without permission.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

CATHOLIC BISHOPS

BALTIMORE — In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any votes on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is rocking the church. By David McFadden and David Crary. SENT: 550 words, photo.

ELECTION 2018-TEACHER CANDIDATES

FRANKFORT, Ky. — After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go. By Adam Beam and Carolyn Thompson. SENT:

IN BRIEF:

—PSYCHOTHERAPIST-FRAUD: A psychotherapist in Delaware has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

SPORTS:

FBN--RAVENS RETURN

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Back from a week off, the Baltimore Ravens hope rest and healing will fuel their effort to finish the season strong. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5:30 p.m.

HKN--BLACKHAWKS-HURRICANES

RALEIGH, N.C. — Former Carolina franchise cornerstone goalie Cam Ward returns to Raleigh for the first time as a visitor when he brings the Chicago Blackhawks in to face the Hurricanes. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 7 p.m. start.

BKC--STANFORD-NORTH CAROLINA

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina opened the season with two road wins as the No. 8-ranked team. The Tar Heels play their home opener Monday against Stanford. By Aaron Beard. UPCOMING: 650 words and photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

BKC--NC A&T-MARYLAND

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland seeks to go 3-0 in a matchup with winless North Carolina A&T. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.

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