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

April 11, 2019

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Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 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.

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

IN BRIEF:

_ VOTER ID _ The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.

_ RESERVISTS JOB COMPLAINT _ A complaint filed against educators in North Carolina seeks to have an Army reservist reinstated to a job comparable to one he held prior to going on active duty.

_ ENGINEERING GIRLS _ Students and faculty from four North Carolina counties are participating in the annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” being held in Raleigh.

_ CLEAN ENERGY PLAN _ North Carolina’s energy agency wants to hear from the public as it tries to plot plans to expand the use of clean-energy technologies, energy efficiency and clean transportation methods.

_ POLICE CUSTODY DEATH _ The city of Greensboro, North Carolina, some of its police officers and several others are being sued by the parents of a black man who was hogtied and died in police custody last year.

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VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

_ SCHOOL COSTS STUDY _ Education officials in Richmond, Virginia, want outside experts to review school construction costs after the bill for replacing three schools came in $30 million more than expected.

_ GOLD STAR FATHER-GRADUATION _ The Muslim gold star father who spoke out against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump will be the featured speaker at a Virginia college’s graduation.

_ OFFICER CURSES CHILDREN: The interim police chief of Richmond, Virginia, says one of his officers will be disciplined for telling a group of middle schoolers “wait until your asses turn 18, then you’re mine.”

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IN BRIEF:

_ MARYLAND-JONES RUNNING FOR SPEAKER _ Maryland’s Speaker Pro Tem says she is running to be the next leader of Maryland’s House of Delegates.

_ FEDERAL EDUCATION FUNDING _ Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to join Nevada Rep. Susie Lee to call for passage of a bill to promote public education funding.

_ BALTIMORE-MAYORAL CANDIDACY _ An ex-Maryland deputy attorney general says he’s running for Baltimore’s highest office as first-term Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a political scandal.

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