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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

November 25, 2018

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. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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COLUMBIA, South Carolina —For years, Valerie McJunkin had been seeking relief from a rare neurological disorder that made her legs and feet feel like they were on fire. So when a medical device company sales representative and her West Virginia pain management doctor recommended what sounded to her like a “miracle device,” she was all in. By Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr.


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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — He’s a cobbler, a 50s-era rock n’ roll star and the unofficial mayor of Osage. Now Al Anderson is about to become the first subject of the documentary series “Morgantown Memories,” produced by the Morgantown History Museum. By Ben Conley.


FAIRMONT, W.Va. — In an office overlooking Fairmont’s Gateway Connector, Rachel Mitchell is excited to break new ground, but in a way, she has went back to the past. While she may have a a new job title, her place of work at the Marion County Visitor Center is where she took her formative steps into the world of parks and recreation several years ago. By Eddie Trizzino.


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