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

June 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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




HUNGER STRIKE: A murder suspect in Virginia is on a hunger strike that has lasted more than 50 days, prompting prosecutors to seek permission to have him force-fed.

BEAR CUBS: The Wildlife Center of Virginia has admitted two black bear cubs after their mother was shot and killed by a homeowner defending his bird feeder.

GREAT DISMAL SWAMP: The federal government is planning to spend $647,000 to repair a public access trail at the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

NALOXONE IN SCHOOLS: A central Virginia school district plans to start stocking the opioid overdose antidote naloxone in its secondary schools.

FLOODING VIRGINIA: Police in Virginia have identified a couple who died as a result of flooding.



POSSIBLE OVERDOSE-POLICE CUSTODY: Police in Maryland are investigating the death of a man who had been taken into custody after acting erratically.

BALTIMORE SHOOTING: Police in Baltimore are looking for a person who shot a woman in the face on a downtown sidewalk and then ran away.

BABY ABUSED: Delaware State Police say they have arrested a man accused of physically abusing his 3-month-old daughter.

GOVERNOR’S RACE-RESIDENCY LAWSUIT: A candidate in Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial primary race has had her eligibility questioned over residency requirements.

PARENTAL RIGHTS: Republican lawmakers are proposing a constitutional amendment protecting parental rights in Delaware.


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