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

September 17, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

WILMINGTON, N.C. — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to the city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers. The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sunday, with at least 17 people confirmed dead, and the nation’s top emergency official said other states were in the path this week. By Chuck Burton.

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In Brief:

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING, from DAVY, W.Va. — Police in West Virginia say a man has been shot and wounded by an officer during a pursuit.

DRUG SUMMIT, from WESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University’s Extension Service is holding a conference on substance misuse.

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