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

July 30, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

All times are Eastern.

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

TODAY’S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

FAYETTEVILLE ARSENAL

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A team of archaeologists is finding shards, nails and other items during a dig at the site of the 19th-century Fayetteville Arsenal. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

— BEAR TEARS CAR-ALASKA: A North Carolina man driving a classic convertible through Alaska has learned his car isn’t impenetrable to bears.

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VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE OFFICER-ATTACK: A police officer who fired his weapon after being stabbed by a man with a box cutter has been cleared by Virginia state police and prosecutors.

— TEEN FATALLY SHOT: Virginia police are investigating the shooting of a teen found dead in a Hampton home.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

SHOOTINGS-NEWSPAPER-HEARING

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A man charged with killing five people in The Capital newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, is scheduled to be in court. By Brian Witte. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

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