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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:45 pm, WV

November 12, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

OJEDA FOR PRESIDENT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired Army paratrooper Richard Ojeda chose Veterans Day to unveil his bid for the presidency in 2020.

ELECTION 2018-TEACHER CANDIDATES

FRANKFORT, Ky. — After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go.

In Brief:

—FEMA PENALTY-GRANTS, from Charleston: A report from the West Virginia legislative auditor’s office says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has penalized the state for not complying with grant requirements.

—CHILD NEGLECT-STARVATION, from Princeton: Two people in West Virginia are accused of starving their child to death.

—HOSPITAL EMBEZZLEMENT, from Huntington: A former West Virginia hospital worker has pleaded guilty to embezzling funds from his employer.

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