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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2:10 pm, WV

January 15, 2019

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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

BORDER WALL-STATES

CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Some West Virginia lawmakers want to pitch in millions of dollars for President Donald Trump’s wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border.

In Brief:

_DOUBLE SLAYING, from Welch: The trial has begun for a West Virginia man charged with fatally shooting his estranged wife and her 16-year-old son.

_FATAL FIRE-WEST VIRGINIA, from Clay: The West Virginia fire marshal’s office says investigators believe a fire that killed four children was probably accidental.

In Sports:

WEST VIRGINIA-TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas _ TCU is back home after consecutive road losses to Top 25 teams that knocked the Horned Frogs out of the Top 25. West Virginia is trying to avoid an 0-5 conference start for the first time since its inaugural Big East season.

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