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AP-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

August 30, 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 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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In Brief:

BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three West Virginia service providers have been awarded almost $12 million for broadband development in the state.

LIBRARY-ROBERT BYRD, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A program on West Virginia’s late U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd is being presented next week.

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER-DUI, from WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A school bus driver in West Virginia is accused of driving students to a soccer game while under the influence.


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