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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:40 pm, WV

January 16, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org/ .

In Brief:

_SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA, from Charleston: The sentencing of a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice has been delayed.

_CHILD PORNOGRAPHY-SENTENCING, from Peoria, Ill.: Federal prosecutors in Illinois say a Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison on child pornography charges involving more than 40 girls in eight states.

_PRISON SEX ABUSE, from Beckley: A former federal prison employee in West Virginia has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing female inmates.

_SCHOOL BUS DRIVER-DUI, from Williamson: A judge has dismissed a driving under the influence charge against a West Virginia school bus driver accused of being impaired while driving students to a soccer game.

In Sports:

_WEST VIRGINIA-COACHES, from Morgantown: Former safety Jahmile Addae is returning to West Virginia as a coach on the defensive staff.

_IOWA ST-WEST VIRGINIA. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 150 words.


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