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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:30 pm, WV

December 4, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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In Brief:

—INSURANCE TASK FORCE, from Charleston: A task force subcommittee studying fixes to a health insurance program for West Virginia public employees has forwarded recommendations made by Gov. Jim Justice to the full committee.

—WOMAN SLAIN-REMAINS RECOVERED, from Parkersburg: Police in West Virginia say they have recovered the remains of a slain woman last seen in 1983.

—CHEMICAL SPILL-SITE-AUCTION, from Charleston: The former site of a company that spilled chemicals into a West Virginia river is going up for auction.

—CHESAPEAKE BAY-GRANT FUNDING, from Norfolk, Va.: Efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay will soon get a boost in funding.

—UNIVERSITY GIFT, from Morgantown: A former interim president of West Virginia University is leaving nearly $1 million to the school in his will.


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