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

June 6, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.




Former President Bill Clinton and members of the Kennedy family will be at Arlington National Cemetery to mark the 50th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s death. Developing from 10 a.m. ceremony. By MATTEW BARAKAT. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: by 3 p.m. With photo and video.


ARMORED VEHICLE-STOLEN: Police in Virginia say they arrested a soldier who stole an armored personnel carrier from a National Guard base and was chased by police for more than 60 miles (100 kilometers).

SLAYING CONVICTIONS: A man sentenced in three slayings has pleaded guilty in a fourth killing that unfolded in a motel parking lot in Virginia.

GILLESPIE-PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Former Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie is joining a public relations firm.

FIREFIGHTERS ASBESTOS: A Virginia Beach firefighters group says the city knowingly burned a home filled with asbestos for a training exercise.

MILITARY RECORDS WOKRSHOP: The Virginia War Memorial is offering a workshop to show residents how to trace the military service of their ancestors.



BEACHES-DOLPHIN DEATHS: Experts say an unusually high number of bottlenose dolphin carcasses have washed up on Delaware’s shores over the last few weeks.

CHICKEN TRUCK SPILL: A chicken truck spilled its contents onto the shoulder of a Delaware highway, potentially ruffling some commuters’ feathers with minor delays.

TRENCH COLLAPSE-WORKER KILLED: A construction worker who was buried when a trench collapsed has died in Baltimore.

EQUAL RIGHTS ADMENDMENT: The state Senate is poised for a possible re-vote on a proposed amendment to Delaware’s constitution guaranteeing equal rights based on sex.

HARVEY WEINSTEIN-LAWSUIT: A Delaware bankruptcy judge says six women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct can proceed with their class action lawsuit against the television and film company he co-founded.


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