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

June 6, 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

In Brief:

—AMTRAK-TICKET COUNTER, from Charleston: U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is continuing his fight against Amtrak’s removal of its only ticket counter agent in West Virginia as part of the company’s move toward online sales.

—HEALTH CLINICS, from Charleston: A federal agency has awarded nearly $25 million to help support health clinics in West Virginia.

—TWO DEAD IN HOME, from Wheeling: Police in West Virginia say two people have been found dead inside a home in the Northern Panhandle.

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