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

September 20, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SHOOTING-OUTSIDE JUDGE’S OFFICE

MASONTOWN, Pa. — Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded courtroom have been released from hospital, officials said Thursday. The three were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, following Wednesday’s shooting in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Fayette County. The two men, ages 35 and 47, and a 39-year-old woman were all released Wednesday night, the hospital said.

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DOUBLE SLAYING, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia police say two people and a dog have been found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a house in Charleston.

SCHOLARSHIP-FRAUD CHARGES, from BECKLEY, W.Va. — A former high school counselor in West Virginia is charged with using a school computer program to inflate grades in order to obtain college scholarships for her daughter.

MARSHALL MARCHING BAND, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University’s marching band will perform in the 2020 New Year’s Day Parade in London.

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