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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:30 pm, WV

November 26, 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. Beth Campbell is on the desk. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

—TURNPIKE PATROL, from Charleston: An additional patrol officer is being assigned to the West Virginia Turnpike due to an increase in crashes involving large trucks.

—MOTHER KILLED, from Parkersburg: Police say a 19-year-old West Virginia man is charged with murder in the death of his mother.

—HEAD-ON COLLISION, from Athens, W.Va.: A sheriff’s deputy in West Virginia says a drunk driver gave the wheel to an unlicensed teen who then crashed into another car and injured five people.

—STUDENT KILLED-LAWSUIT, from Charleston: The West Virginia University Board of Governors has settled a lawsuit over a student’s 2014 death at a fraternity house for $250,000.

—MARS LANDING-GREEN BANK, from Green Bank: The National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia is holding a public event to track a NASA lander on Mars.

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