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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:40 pm, WV

November 28, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:

SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The leader of West Virginia’s Senate said he’s mulling his options after the state Supreme Court refused to revisit a ruling that halted the impeachment process of several justices.

FACEBOOK-LOCAL NEWS

NEW YORK — Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements.

In Brief:

—STUDENTS-FUNDING FORMULA, from Charleston: A West Virginia Board of Education committee on school finance and funding has formally approved recommendations for changes to the state School Aid funding formula.

—BUSINESS TRAINING, from Institute: A new development training program for entrepreneurs is being offered by West Virginia State University starting this week.

In Sports:

RIDER-WEST VIRGINIA

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — West Virginia (3-2) goes after its third straight win when it meets Rider (2-1) of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

HURRICANE FLORENCE-MAKEUP GAMES

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hurricane Florence and the looming bowl season have South Carolina and Virginia Tech closing their football seasons against teams that were never on their schedule. Both schools canceled games on Sept. 15 because of the storm heading for the Virginia and Carolina coastlines.

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