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

March 28, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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In Brief:

PAIN MEDICATION INSPECTIONS-FAKE COP, from ST. CLAIRSVILLE, W.Va. _ A West Virginia woman is accused of following people home from a St. Clairsville pain clinic, pretending to be a police officer and telling them she needs to inspect their medications.

CAMPAIGN FINANCE-INCREASE, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Gov. Jim Justice has approved a bill raising campaign contribution limits in West Virginia political races.

NEIGHBOR SHOOTING, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ A West Virginia man has been sentenced to five years in prison for fatally shooting a neighbor who sprayed insecticide at him during an argument.


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