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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:30 pm, WV

November 23, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — On Election Night, after all of Nicholas County’s 28 precincts had been counted in less than two hours following poll closings, Garrett Cole made the short, two-block trip from the tabulation center to Republican headquarters in Summersville to join supporters in celebrating his victory in the Nicholas County Commission race.

An AP Member Exchange from The Register-Herald.


DAVISVILLE, W.Va. —Two letters in Reader’s Digest led to a meeting between a Wood County man and a Tennessee woman whose fathers survived Japanese attacks against the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Bunker Hill during World War II.

Joe Duckworth of Davisville read a submission to “Humor in Uniform” in the June issue of Reader’s Digest that caught his attention.

An AP Member Exchange from the Parkersburg News & Sentinel.

In Brief:

DEER SEASON, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources cites preliminary harvest data as saying state hunters killed about 13,000 bucks on the opening day of the traditional buck firearm season.

In Sports:


MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Sixth-ranked Oklahoma and 12th-ranked West Virginia bring the Big 12′s top scoring offenses into their Friday showdown, with a trip to the conference championship game on the line. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.

AP Photos.


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