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AP-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

September 5, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at 304-346-0897 or chwpr@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories 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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The National Rifle Association is attacking the gun-rights stance of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin in a new television ad, and it’s using one of its biggest campaign weapons: a speech by President Donald Trump. By John Raby.

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INMATE DEATH, from SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia police are investigating the death of a jail inmate in Charleston who was beaten in his cell and later found dead.


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