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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2:10 pm, WV

May 21, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

CHURCH ABUSE-LAWSUIT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia’s attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher.

In Brief:

_FATALLY STRUCK-TRAIN, from Iaeger: A woman has been fatally struck by a train in West Virginia.

_CITY MANAGER-DRUNKEN DRIVING, from Wheeling: The city manager of Wheeling, West Virginia, has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol.

_INTERSTATE DELAYS, from Charleston: Interstate construction is going to slow commutes into West Virginia’s capital city for about the next three months.

_STUDENT CHOIR-SONG CONTEST, from Charleston: A show choir from Ravenswood High School has won a contest sponsored by West Virginia first lady Cathy Justice.

_PHARMACY SCHOOL, from Huntington: Marshall University is taking applications for a new graduate student housing complex.

In Sports:

BIG 12-TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

OKLAHOMA CITY _ The Big 12 Tournament will start Wednesday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and conclude Sunday. Top seed Texas Tech, No. 2 Baylor and No. 3 Oklahoma State are the favorites. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.

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