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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

March 3, 2019

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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


CHARLESTON _ A former West Virginia Capitol staffer is disputing anti-Muslim comments that a lawmaker says she made. UPCOMING.


FAIRMONT, W.Va. _ When Christian Cox isn’t providing programs for children at the Marion County Public Library in Fairmont, he can sometimes be found on stage or in the director’s chair. By Eric Hrin, Times West Virginian.


KINGWOOD, W.Va. _ A skills gap is creating opportunities for Preston High students to get free training and good-paying jobs soon after graduation. By Kathy Plum, The Dominion Post.

In Brief:

WINTER WEATHER-W.Va., from Charleston: A late winter snowstorm is tracking through much of West Virginia.


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