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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

January 13, 2019

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. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. John Raby is on the desk. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

From AP Members:


PARKERSBURG, W.Va. _ A Parkersburg man’s perception of Antarctica changed after an expedition to the frozen continent in December. By Jess Mancini, Parkersburg News and Sentinel.


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. _ Typically, librarians are surrounded by stories fully formed, bound and ready to be checked out and consumed.

In Brief:

FATAL FIRE-WEST VIRGINIA, from Clay: Authorities in West Virginia say four foster children have been killed in a house fire.


FBC--NC STATE-GIBSON, from Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State has added former West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson to its coaching staff.

HAL GREER STATUE, from Huntington: Marshall University is honoring NBA Hall of Famer Hal Greer with a statue.


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