AP-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV
Jun. 08, 2018
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SUPREME COURT-OHIO VOTER ROLLS
CINCINNATI — Do you have to vote even if you don't want to? Not doing so could put you on the path to losing your vote in some states including West Virginia. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on a lawsuit filed against Ohio's secretary of state over the practice of flagging registered voters after they've missed one federal general election. They get a mailed notification asking them to confirm their address. If they don't respond and don't vote in the next two general elections, they could be purged from voter rolls. By Dan Sewell and John Seewer.
ELK RETURN-WEST VIRGINIA, from HOLDEN, W.Va. — A group of elk transported from Arizona to West Virginia in March have been set free from their holding pen.
FREE FISHING, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Casting a line won't cost anything in West Virginia this weekend.
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