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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

November 11, 2018

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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top stories:


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice who was recently convicted of 11 federal charges is stepping down just ahead of a special legislative session to consider his removal, the governor’s office says.

From AP Members:


FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Reverend David Hall’s office is still undergoing some changes. In the four months, he has been a part of Valley Chapel United Methodist, a small, yet dignified, brown and white church that sits on Pleasant Valley Road, he has still been adding personal touches to the office that he inherited. By Stephanie Panny, Times West Virginian.


WHEELING, W.Va. — Traditionally, the autumn harvest signals the end of the growing season, but that isn’t the case anymore in the Wheeling area. In fact, leaders of Grow Ohio Valley and several local farmers are demonstrating that vegetables and herbs can be grown locally throughout the winter. By Linda Comins, The Intelligencer.

In Brief:

GUN THEFTS-WEST VIRGINIA, from Huntington: Two West Virginia men have been sentenced for stealing guns from a pawn shop.

STATE SCHOOL BOARD, from Charleston: Former West Virginia Board of Education member Robert Dunlevy has been appointed to the board again.


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