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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD

July 11, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 202-641-9660, 410-837-8315, 804-643-6646 or metro@ap.org. AP-Mid-Atlantic News Editor Steve McMillan can be reached at 804-643-6646 or smcmillan@ap.org. Maryland-Delaware News Editor Amanda Kell can be reached at 410-837-8315 or akell@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests 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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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

— SIX SHOT-OCEANFRONT: Police say a man has been arrested in a shooting that wounded six people walking in a crowd celebrating the Fourth of July near a Virginia city’s oceanfront.

— POLICE CHASE-SHOOTING: The family of a northern Virginia man fatally shot by U.S. Park Police last year after a short chase is seeking the release of documents surrounding the investigation.

— FORMER GOVERNOR LAWSUIT: Virginia Commonwealth University has renewed its contract with former Gov. Doug Wilder despite his ongoing lawsuit against school officials.

— CONFEDERATE NAMES-SCHOOLS: New signs are up at three central Virginia elementary schools formerly named for Confederate leaders.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

WEINSTEIN BANKRUPTCY

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge holds a hearing on whether to approve a revised plan for a private equity firm’s purchase of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The company’s request to approve the sale is being opposed by several Hollywood stars who claim it would not cover payments to which they claim they are entitled.

IN BRIEF:

— MARYLAND LAWMAKER-SWEARING IN — The wife of a Maryland lawmaker who died last month is being sworn in to finish the rest of his term.

— IMMIGRATION-NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY: Northeastern University students and community activists are demanding the school cancel a multimillion-dollar research contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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