AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:30 pm, WV
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA
CHARLESTON, W.Va. —Federal prosecutors are limiting the scope of their criminal case against a West Virginia Supreme Court justice accused using of his office for personal gain.
UNDATED — Last September, school speech therapist Kathy Hoffman was settling into the new academic year, working with youngsters in her small classroom behind a playground at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School in a blue-collar neighborhood outside Phoenix. This year, the political novice is gone from her classroom and on the campaign trail.
—HOME RULE, from Morgantown: Morgantown has joined a host of other cities across West Virginia planning to ask legislators to make the state’s Home Rule pilot program permanent.
—FOOD CHOICES, from Morgantown: West Virginia University is offering a program on making smart food choices.
NEW YORK — Defending national champion Villanova will play at least three times at Madison Square Garden during the upcoming season, part of a 2018-19 college basketball schedule that also features Duke, Kentucky and Syracuse visiting what’s been dubbed The World’s Most Famous Arena.
—HALL OF FAME, from Institute: Eight people will be inducted into the West Virginia State University Sports Hall of Fame this weekend.
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