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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD

August 6, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE-MANAFORT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The most critical moment in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will likely arrive this week with the testimony of his “right-hand man” — the person defense attorneys blame for any crimes. By Chad Day and Eric Tucker. SENT: 7600 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— BODY FOUND-YARD: A Virginia family says they returned from a trip to find a man’s dead body in their yard.

— CHILD KILLED: A Virginia woman is charged in a double shooting that left one child dead and another injured.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IN BRIEF:

— HOME INVASION: Police in Delaware say five men forced their way into a man’s travel trailer to rob him.

— BALTIMORE WATER SYSTEM: In an effort to stymie long-running lobbying efforts to privatize Baltimore’s water supply, the city council is planning to fast-track legislation that would prohibit selling or leasing the water system.

— PEDESTRIAN KILLED-OFFICER: Police in Maryland say an officer responding to a call struck and killed a 71-year-old pedestrian.

— BODY FOUND-PIER: Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting another man whose body was found on a Delaware pier in 2016.

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