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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 1:30 pm, MD

June 8, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 202-641-9660, 410-837-8315, 804-643-6646 or metro@ap.org. AP-Mid-Atlantic News Editor Steve McMillan can be reached at 804-643-6646 or smcmillan@ap.org. Maryland-Delaware News Editor Amanda Kell can be reached at 410-837-8315 or akell@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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HIJAB LAWSUIT: A Muslim woman has filed suit against a nursing home she used to work for, claiming her bosses had ordered her to remove her hijab.

CHARLOTTESVILLE RALLY-INDECENT EXPOSURE: A lawsuit has been settled between police and a woman who was arrested for exposing her breasts during August’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

STUDENT-ALCOHOL DEATH: The parents of a freshman who died from alcohol intoxication are suing his Virginia college, his fraternity and several of its members.

BEAR CUBS: The Wildlife Center of Virginia has admitted two black bear cubs after their mother was shot and killed by a homeowner defending his bird feeder.

NALOXONE IN SCHOOLS: A central Virginia school district plans to start stocking the opioid overdose antidote naloxone in its secondary schools.



A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters and is expected in federal court Friday in Baltimore. By Eric Tucker. SENT: 900 Words.


A woman was shot in the face early Friday on a downtown Baltimore sidewalk and her assailant then ran away, police said. The 22-year-old woman was in stable condition at a local hospital. Authorities were searching for her attacker. Detectives believe the woman was deliberately targeted, and her shooting may have been related to domestic issues. SENT: 200 words.


POSSIBLE OVERDOSE-POLICE CUSTODY: Police in Maryland are investigating the death of a man who had been taken into custody after acting erratically.

BABY ABUSED: Delaware State Police say they have arrested a man accused of physically abusing his 3-month-old daughter.

GOVERNOR’S RACE-RESIDENCY LAWSUIT: A candidate in Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial primary race has had her eligibility questioned over residency requirements.

PARENTAL RIGHTS: Republican lawmakers are proposing a constitutional amendment protecting parental rights in Delaware.

SCHOOL BUS CRASH: A school bus crash in Maryland sent four people to the hospital.



TORONTO — After blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning and losing in the 10th to the Blue Jays, the Baltimore Orioles try to get back in the second game of this series between AL East foes. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:07 p.m. ET.


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