Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 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. Maryland-Delaware News Editor Amanda Kell can be reached at 410-837-8315 or akell@ap.org.

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— HOLIDAY-POLICE PATROLS: State police have increased patrols on Virginia roads for the busy Independence Day holiday.

— UVA POLICE-NEW CHIEF: The University of Virginia has named a new chief of police.

— NORFOLK STATE PRESIDENT SEARCH: A university in Virginia has begun its search for a new president.

— FATAL SHOOTING: A Virginia man convicted in the 1994 slaying of a teen has been granted parole.

— CENTRAL PARK-MAN INJURED: Investigators have released a flyer featuring a new clue in the unsolved case of a Virginia teenager who stepped on an explosive device in New York's Central Park and lost part of his leg.




TAMPA, Fla. — The situation with the suspect in the Maryland newspaper shooting underscores the difficulties of dealing with harassment - at media outlets and beyond. By Tamara Lush. SENT: 750 words, photos.


ANNPOLIS, MD. — Staffers of The Capital walk in a place of honor in their hometown Fourth of July parade. SENT: 130 words. Developing from 6:30 p.m. event.


ROSEDALE, Md. — Maryland authorities says body camera footage of a shooting involving a police officer won't be publicly released. SENT: 375 words.


— FARMERS PLANT UNDERWEAR: Some Delaware farmers are planting brand-new underwear in their fields to test soil health.

— FREE FANS: Officials in Delaware's largest city are helping senior citizens beat the heat.


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