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BC-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

May 14, 2019

Good morning! 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories 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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Top Story:

CIVIL RIGHTS-WEST VIRGINIA

Federal prosecutors and officials from West Virginia announce a civil rights agreement between the state and the U.S. Department of Justice.

In Brief:

STOLEN PROPERTY RING, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ An investigation into a stolen property ring in West Virginia has resulted in charges against 14 people.

GENERIC DRUGS-LAWSUIT-WVA, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia has joined a federal lawsuit alleging generic drug manufacturers conspired to inflate and manipulate prices.

ACCOUNTANT-CLIENT THEFT, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. _ A West Virginia accountant accused of stealing more than $1 million from a client’s account has been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud.

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