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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:38 pm, WV

May 17, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

OHIO STATE-TEAM DOCTOR

COLUMBUS, Ohio _ A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

In Brief:

_MISSING GIRL-WEST VIRGINIA, from Berkeley Springs: Authorities say they’ve found the body of a missing West Virginia girl and her mother’s boyfriend has been arrested.

_SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT-RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, from Clay: A one-armed man whose wrist was handcuffed to his ankle has filed a federal lawsuit against the sheriff’s department in Clay County, West Virginia.

_POLICE CHASE-LAWYER SIGN, from St. Albans: A man has been charged after he led police in West Virginia on a chase that ended with him crashing his car into a criminal defense lawyer’s sign.

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