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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TODAY’S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

VIRGINIA PRIMARY NEWSGUIDE — A roundup of races, candidates and other important information, such as time the polls open and close, that voters need to know going into primary day.

IN BRIEF:

CYBERSECURITY GRANTS —Virginia Tech and George Mason University will each receive a $250,000 grant to hire a top researcher in cybersecurity, amid the launch of a state initiative aimed at attracting Amazon and other high-tech companies to northern Virginia.

NURSING HOME-CREEK DEATH — A nursing home resident who fell into creek in Virginia has died.

RICHMOND POLICE DOGS — Four puppies born to a dog seized by animal control officials are now on track for a shot at joining the Richmond police department.

VETERANS TEACHERS — The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a nearly $2 million grant for a Virginia program designed to help veterans become teachers.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

TRUMP- FOREIGN FAVORS — A Maryland federal judge will hear arguments in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign and state governments.

IN BRIEF

HOME DEPOT THEFTS — Delaware State Police say a man has stolen from two Home Depots in one day.

NORDSTROM CAFE STABBING — Authorities say two men who met for coffee got into an argument, which ended when one stabbed the other.

TREE TRIMMING DEATH — Authorities say a worker died while trimming a tree in Maryland.

DELEGATE DEATH — A Maryland delegate with a long history of public service has died at 79.

SPORTS

BBA-RED SOX-ORIOLES — Boston at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

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