BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:45 pm, WV
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CONCEALED CARRY-WVA COLLEGES
CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia college students started sounding off Thursday following a House vote to allow people with concealed weapons permits to bring guns onto campus.
_COMPUTER SCIENCE, from Beckley: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed legislation requiring students to take computer science classes before graduating high school.
GOP TRAIN ACCIDENT-TRIAL
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. _ A garbage-truck driver who drove into the path of a train carrying Republican members of Congress has been found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
_COMPANY-JOBS, from Wheeling: A marketing and communications company is planning to add 100 new jobs to a West Virginia facility.
_TRAFFIC STOP PURSUIT, from Charleston: A West Virginia driver is accused of fleeing a traffic stop, attempting to crash into a Charleston police officer and leading authorities on a multicounty chase that ended in a crash.
_OFFICER SHOT-VIRGINIA, from Bluefield, Va.: Officials say the reward in the case of a West Virginia man wanted in the shooting of a Virginia police officer has been raised to $25,000.
_WVU MASCOT, from Morgantown: A selection committee has named Timothy Eads as West Virginia University’s next Mountaineer mascot.
BIG 12 THIS WEEK
UNDATED _ Baylor plays at Kansas State to headline Big 12 play. The Wildcats will win a share of the league title if they win out, despite falling at Kansas on Monday night.
_MARSHALL-LOUISIANA TECH, from Ruston, La.: Marshall plays Louisiana Tech at Thomas Assembly Center.
_MARSHALL-BOISE ST, from Huntington: Marshall’s football game at Boise State has been moved ahead one day to Friday, Sept. 6.
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