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

January 2, 2019

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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

NORTH CAROLINA

IN BRIEF:

_ TROOPER SHOOTING: Authorities say a North Carolina trooper shot a driver who fled the scene of a traffic stop.

_ FRANKLIN GRAHAM-FACEBOOK: Facebook has apologized for temporarily banning North Carolina evangelist Franklin Graham from its platform over a 2016 post about the state’s “bathroom bill.”

VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

_ ESCAPED MAN: Police in Virginia say they’ve arrested a man who escaped custody while being treated at an area hospital.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IN BRIEF:

_ SEIZED CASH-RULING: A court has ruled that a Delaware man acquitted of drug charges won’t get the thousands of dollars seized in the drug bust back.

_ SHOOTING-CAR CHASE: Police in Delaware say a man and three teenagers were involved in a “gun battle” with a fleeing vehicle in Wilmington.

_ FATAL SHOOTING: Two men have been fatally shot in Baltimore, marking the city’s first homicides of 2019.

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