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

November 16, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

NORTH CAROLINA

IN BRIEF:

— WRONG WAY DRIVER: The North Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 85.

— ATTEMPTED ARSON: A sheriff’s office in North Carolina says a man attempted to set on fire a home that had children inside of it.

VIRGINIA

WIKILEAKS

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that suggests prosecutors have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal. By Eric Tucker. SENT: 860 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— MOUNTAIN VALLEY PIPELINE: Charges have been dropped against a mother and daughter who lived in trees for over a month to save them from being cut down for a natural gas pipeline.

— SCHOOL SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS: A legislative committee has agreed to a set of 24 recommendations to improve school safety in Virginia.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

MUSICAL-NAZI INTERRUPTION

BALTIMORE — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia. The patron’s outburst during a Wednesday night production of “Fiddler on the Roof” sent panicked people running for the exits. By David McFadden. SENT: 700 words.

IN BRIEF:

— TRAFFIC STOP ARREST: A sheriff’s office in Maryland says a traffic stop has led to the arrest of a convicted felon who was carrying a loaded gun and crack cocaine.

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