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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

June 10, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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From AP Members:


FRIENDLY, W.Va. — “Muhammad Ali: By the Numbers” by Bob Canobbio and Lee Groves of Friendly is a statistical analysis of the punches Muhammad Ali landed on his opponents and the blows landed upon him based on available footage from 474 rounds of the 548 Ali fought as a professional. By Jess Mancini, Parkersburg News and Sentinel.


BRUSHFORK, W.Va. — A community of neighbors in Brushfork has come together to build a tiny house in less than three weeks for Addam and Aaliyah Byers to take with them and live in while Addam serves in the Air Force in Florida. By Whitney Browning, Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

In Brief:

—WOMAN KILLED-SENTENCE: A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in the fatal shooting of her mother.


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