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

May 24, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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JOHN BROWN-TV SHOW, from RICHMOND, Va. _ A new television series with Ethan Hawke starring as the fiery abolitionist John Brown is set to film in Virginia.

NO CREDIBLE THREAT, from MORGANTOWN, W.Va. _ Morgantown police say they investigated reports of planned violence at a local middle school and found no credible threats.

ANIMAL SHELTER-MEDICAL DIRECTOR, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. _ An animal shelter in West Virginia has hired its first medical director.

FLOOD RECOVERY, from WASHINGTON _ West Virginia is set to get $106 million in federal disaster relief money.

HOLIDAY-WORK ZONES, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Some road work in West Virginia is being suspended to make travel easier during the Memorial Day weekend.

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