Good morning! 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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NEW BUSINESS — The Secretary of State's office says West Virginia saw a slight decrease in business registration growth last year. SENT: 110 words.

TAX LAW-UTILITY RATES — The Public Service Commission of West Virginia wants to know how privately owned utilities in the state will be impacted by the new federal tax law. SENT: 120 words.

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