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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2:45 pm, WV

August 11, 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. Adam Beam 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — With a Soundwave file tattoo on his arm spelling out “Live The Dream,” Bruce Hendrix hoists a pint at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews, savoring the sights and sounds of his hometown. “Man, I have 400,000 miles on American Airlines. I am only home for a week and I don’t want to go anywhere,” Hendrix said. By Dave Lavender. An AP member exchange.


PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Joseph Sadie was 10 years old when executives at Borg-Warner Chemicals noticed a lemonade sign he had created outside his home. At the time people in Sadie’s neighborhood asked him to create signs for their yard sales and other events. By Paul Lapann. An AP member exchange.

In Brief:

—INDUSTRIAL FIRE-LAWSUIT DISMISSED: A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit in connection with an industrial fire in West Virginia. SENT: 130 words.

—DEPUTY MAYOR-WVY: The deputy mayor of Morgantown has been relieved of his teaching duties at West Virginia University after police were called to his home for a noncriminal matter. SENT: 130 words.


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