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

June 12, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 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. Maryland-Delaware News Editor Amanda Kell can be reached at 410-837-8315 or akell@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

All times are Eastern.

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia voters choose candidates in a Republican U.S. Senate primary and in nine GOP and Democratic House races. SENT: 560 words. Will be updated. With AP Photos. Polls close at 7 p.m.


RICHMOND, Va. — Republicans Corey Stewart, Nick Frietas and E.W. Jackson seek their party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate. The winner faces off against Democratic incumbent Sen. Tim Kaine in a general election in November. By Alan Suderman. Developing.


MCLEAN, Va. — Coverage of nine U.S. House races, including seven Democratic races and two GOP races. By Matthew Barakat. Developing.


TRAIN DERAILMENT — A federal report says a train derailment last month near Washington appears to have been caused by heavy rains washing out the rocks supporting the track.

ROSE MCGOWAN-DRUG CHARGE — A grand jury in Virginia has indicted actress and activist Rose McGowan on one felony count of cocaine possession. With AP Photo.

STATE REGULATOR — A former Virginia lawmaker has withdrawn his name for consideration to be a top regulator of public utilities, financial service companies and other businesses.


POLICE SHOOTING-MARYLAND — Authorities in Maryland have released the name of a police officer who fatally shot a man during a physical confrontation.

SENATE AIDE LEAKS INVESTIGATION — Former intel committee staff member James Wolfe appears at a federal court hearing. Developing from 1:45 p.m. court hearing.


TRADE SECRETS-CHINA — A former employee of a chemical company spun off from the DuPont Co. has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal trade secrets and sell them to Chinese investors.

BURGLARY SUSPECT SHOT — Police in Delaware are investigating a shooting that left a burglary suspect with life-threatening injuries.

POLICE-SHOPPER STOPPED — A video showing a Baltimore County police officer stopping a man at a department store has garnered hundreds of thousands of views.

CLEAN ENERGY-MARYLAND — Supporters of wind and solar energy are highlighting support among candidates for state legislative seats in Maryland.



BALTIMORE — Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez seeks to win his fifth straight start for the Boston Red Sox against the Baltimore Orioles, who have dropped five in a row. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup-champion Capitals are celebrated with a parade down Constitution Avenue and a rally on the National Mall. It’s the first D.C. sports celebration of its kind since 1992 and the franchise’s first Cup in its 44-year history. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos, video, the latest by 5 p.m. EDT


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