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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

April 14, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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From AP Members:

EXCHANGE-LENTEN TRADITION

CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ It’s not yet 5 p.m., and already people are lined up outside the door at St. Anthony Catholic Church, ready and waiting for the Friday fish fry that takes place each week during Lent. By Maria Young, Charleston Gazette-Mail.

EXCHANGE-FAIRY DOORS TRAIL

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. _ According to Mason-Dixon Historical Park Superintendent J.R. Petsko, one of the park’s trails is taking on a decidedly mythical quality thanks to a number of local artists. By Ben Conley, Dominion Post.

In Brief:

TRAFFIC STOP BEATING-WEST VIRGINIA, from Martinsburg: Two fired West Virginia sheriff’s deputies are set to return to work after a sheriff declined to appeal their reinstatement related to a traffic stop in which a handcuffed teenage boy was kicked and punched.

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