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

December 5, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:

In Brief:

DRUGS-UNDERWEAR, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A sheriff’s office in West Virginia say deputies stopped a man suspected of shoplifting and found about 26 grams of what’s believed to be crystal meth in his underwear.

PREGNANT WOMAN-ABUSE, from BECKLEY, W.Va. — A West Virginia man is accused of repeatedly punching the stomach of his 8-months-pregnant wife.

COUNCILMAN RESIGNS, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A city councilman in West Virginia who ran unopposed for re-election this fall has resigned, citing health reasons.

WINTRY WEATHER-APPALACHIA, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Residents in portions of Appalachia could be digging out from a midweek snowstorm.


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