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BC-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

April 2, 2019

Good morning! 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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Top Stories:


PROVIDENCE, R.I. _ Most states that moved quickly to legalize sports betting after a recent Supreme Court decision are still waiting for the expected payoff. Tax revenue has so far fallen far short of expectations in four of the six states where gambling on sporting events started last year, according to an Associated Press analysis. By Jennifer McDermott and Geoff Mulvihill.


_ AP data distribution providing state legislative tracker and relevant state revenue figures.

In Brief:

QUILT ENTRIES, from Charleston: Entries are being accepted for an annual quilt and wall hangings competition in West Virginia.

GLENVILLE STATE-PRESIDENT, from Glenville: The president of Glenville State College is leaving the post this year.

WHEELCHAIR THEFT, from Huntington: Police in West Virginia say a man stole a motorized wheelchair belonging to a disabled veteran.


MARSHALL SPORTS HALL, from Huntington: Ten former Marshall athletes have been chosen for induction into the university’s athletic Hall of Fame.


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