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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2:08 pm, WV

May 23, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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In Brief:

_NEEDLE EXCHANGE BAN, from Logan: A West Virginia community is taking a stand against needle exchange programs.

_STATE WORKER THREATENED, from Buckhannon: A West Virginia man is accused of threatening to shoot a state Department of Human Resources worker for ignoring his calls.

_MISSING WOMAN-MURDER CHARGE, from Summersville: Police in West Virginia have arrested a man and charged him with killing his wife, who disappeared in 2016.

_TODDLER IN CAR-SHOOTING, from Buckhannon: Authorities say a West Virginia man has been charged after he fired a gun at a car containing a 3-year-old girl.

In Sports:

_BIG 12 TOURNAMENT, from Oklahoma City: Wednesday’s winners _ Texas Tech, West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Baylor _ will try to advance to Saturday’s semifinals. Games include: Texas Tech-West Virginia. UPCOMING: Developing from 4 p.m., 150 words.

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