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

January 9, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice gives his third State of the State speech on Wednesday night. By John Raby.

In Brief:

TRANSGENDER STUDENT-HARASSMENT, from CLARKSBURG, W.Va. _ The board of education in Harrison County, West Virginia, has voted to allow the conditional return of an assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender high school student.

STATE FAIR SCHOLARSHIPS, from LEWISBURG, W.Va. _ The State Fair of West Virginia is accepting applications for scholarships to be awarded to young people who have participated in the fair.

LEGISLATURE BEGINS, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia lawmakers are gathering in Charleston for the start of the 2019 regular session.


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