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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:40 pm, WV

August 7, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

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Top Stories:


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia legislative committee has heard 14 potential articles of impeachment against four state Supreme Court justices.


UNDATED — Sometimes Alfred Wilson still has to take a moment to collect himself after he pulls open files at the law firm where he works and sees Heather Heyer’s handwriting. Heyer was killed nearly a year ago in a car attack during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

In Brief:

—SCHOOL MOLD, from Charleston: Mold has been found in at least 25 rooms of a West Virginia high school just two weeks before classes start.

—FIREWOOD LAWSUIT, from Charleston: West Virginia’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit alleging malfunctioning log splitters were sold online.

In Sports:


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wide receiver Gary Jennings had a prolific 2017 season between the end zones for West Virginia but little scoring to show for it. Jennings figures his touchdown chances will improve a year after he scored just once despite 97 receptions that ranked him fourth in the Bowl Subdivision.


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