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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

December 26, 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. Travis Loller 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Some bills that failed in the West Virginia Legislature last year will get a fresh perspective in the upcoming session with the appointment of lawmakers to several key positions. By John Raby. SENT: 500 words, photos.


WINFIELD, W.Va. _ When Jerill Vance retired in 2009, he didn’t settle down to a life of leisure. Instead he embarked on a second career as a custom furniture maker and now host of “Appalachian Heritage Woodshop.” SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


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