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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD

November 7, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

ELECTION 2018-NORTH CAROLINA

RALEIGH, N.C. —North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and fellow Democrats gained influence Tuesday at the currently Republican-dominated legislature for the next two years, breaking the GOP’s veto-proof majority in the House and making inroads in the Senate. By Gary D. Robertson. SENT: 870 words, photos.

— With: ELECTION 2018-NORTH CAROLINA-NEWSGUIDE

IN BRIEF:

— VAPING ATTACK: Police in North Carolina say a 15-year-old boy is in custody in connection to a stabbing attack over who owned a vaping device.

— SCHOOL THREAT: Police in North Carolina say a juvenile suspect has been arrested in a “threat of violence” that caused a middle school to lockdown for hours.

VIRGINIA

ELECTION 2018-VIRGINIA

RICHMOND, Va. —Virginia voters reproached President Donald Trump for the second year in row as Democrats flipped three congressional races and scored a convincing victory in a U.S. Senate race. By Alan Suderman and Matthew Barakat. SENT: 670 words, photos.

— With: ELECTION 2018-VIRGINIA-THE LATEST, ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-VIRGINIA, ELECTION 2018-VIRGINIA-NEWS GUIDE, ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

— SCHOOL OFFICER-SUSPENDED: A teen has obtained a protective order against a school resource officer who’s been suspended by a Virginia sheriff’s office.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

ELECTION 2018-MARYLAND

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Larry Hogan became the first Republican governor to win re-election in Maryland since 1954 by beating Democrat Ben Jealous on Tuesday. By Brian Witte. SENT: 910 words, photos.

— With: ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-MARYLAND, ELECTION 2018-MARYLAND-NEWSGUIDE

ELECTION 2018-DELAWARE

WILMINGTON, Del.— A blue wave swept over the nation’s lowest-lying state Tuesday as Democrats tightened their stranglehold on Delaware, sweeping federal and statewide races and padding their margins in both chambers of the legislature. By Randall Chase. SENT: 590 words, photo.

— With: ELECTION 2018-DELAWARE-NEWSGUIDE

IN BRIEF:

— BALTIMORE-POLICE OVERSIGHT: Baltimore’s top lawyer is pushing back against a police watchdog board’s attempt to sue police to obtain internal disciplinary files.

— BUS CRASH: Authorities say at least three people were injured when a school bus crashed in Maryland.

— MALL CURFEW: A Maryland mall has no plans to enact a curfew on unaccompanied teenagers, despite the urging of a county council following a fight this summer.

— OFFICER STRUCK: Baltimore police san an officer was struck by a car while responding to a call.

— DOUBLE SHOOTING: Two men have been arrested and charged in a Delaware shooting that wounded two people.

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