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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD

November 28, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA-LEGISLATURE

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina legislature continues its lame-duck session, with the state Senate expected to debate and vote Wednesday on a photo voter identification law. Citizens approved a constitutional amendment mandating photo ID in a referendum earlier this month. The bill fills in the details. By Gary Robertson. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— NIKKI HALEY AWARD: America’s outgoing ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley says she brought ‘Carolina values’ to the U.N.

— NFL KNEELING-FAMILY SHOOTING: Police in North Carolina say a man shot and wounded his son on Thanksgiving after a heated fight about NFL athletes kneeling during the national anthem.

VIRGINIA

MUSLIM TEEN KILLED

FAIRFAX, Va. — A northern Virginia man accused of raping and killing a Muslim teenager is scheduled to enter a plea deal. By Matthew Barakat. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1 p.m.

TRUMP RUSSIA PROBE

WASHINGTON —The breakdown of a plea deal with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an explosive British news report about alleged contacts he may have had with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange threw a new element of uncertainty into the Trump-Russia investigation. By Eric Tucker, Chad Day and Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1,260 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— THANKSGIVING CRASHES: Virginia State Police say 12 people were killed during traffic wrecks during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

— BUILDING CODE-COASTAL AREAS: A regulation in Virginia’s new building code could alter the look and feel of some neighborhoods near the state’s coast in the coming decades.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IMMIGRATION-IMPERILED SPONSORS

Earlier this year, the federal agency tasked with caring for asylum-seeking children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border officially took on a new, little heralded role: helping to deport relatives of the young migrants. By Frank Bajak. SENT: 1,270 words, photos.

GENERAL MOTORS-TRUMP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump tested the limits of his presidential authority and political muscle as he threatened to cut off all federal subsidies to General Motors because of its planned massive cutbacks in the U.S. By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1,110 words, photo, video.

IN BRIEF:

— BLACK SAMARITAN: A video posted online shows a black man being arrested after walking a drunken neighbor home.

— DAY CARE-INFANT DEATH: A Baltimore day care worker has pleaded guilty to smothering an 8-month-old girl who would not nap.

— CHILD HIT: Authorities say a 7-year-old Maryland girl was hit by a vehicle while getting off a school bus.

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