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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

February 3, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org .

Top Stories:

BUS CRASH-WEST VIRGINIA

BECKLEY, W.Va. _ A West Virginia girls’ high school basketball team is expected to return home a day after its charter bus rolled over.

From AP Members:

EXCHANGE-GEE BOW TIES

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. _ If you know of WVU President Gordon Gee, you’ve probably at least heard of his extensive bow tie collection.

EXCHANGE-TRANS VETERAN

BECKLEY, W.Va. _ In 2014 U.S. Army Maj. David Stewart was stationed at Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan as he and other members of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division fought in Operation Enduring Freedom.

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