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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2:15 pm, WV

November 30, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at (304) 346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

—MURDER CHARGE, from Jefferson: Authorities say a West Virginia man charged with first-degree murder in a shooting has been arrested.

—MARSHALL UNIVERSITY-CONFEDERATE NAME, from Huntington: Marshall University in West Virginia has hosted a meeting to hear opinions on whether to change the name of a building honoring a Confederate Civil War general.

—CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWSUIT, from Charleston: A West Virginia home improvement contractor is accused of never starting fencing projects despite pocketing more than $11,000 in down payments.

In Sports:


UNDATED — Marshall is getting $300,000 for playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday, but Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday says the bigger payday is more intangible, in a game the Hokies need to win for bowl eligibility, but Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday is hoping for a much bigger payday.


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