AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — A retired West Virginia Supreme Court justice is now a convicted felon. Menis Ketchum pleaded guilty to a felony count of fraud related to his personal use of a state vehicle and gas fuel card in a scandal that has led to upcoming impeachment trials for the three remaining justices.
—BOY SHOT, from Welch: Police say a 3-year-old boy in West Virginia was accidently shot in the neck and critically wounded.
—HIGH SCHOOL-MOLD, from Charleston: A West Virginia high school is closed for the rest of the week for additional cleaning and testing for mold.
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