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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

July 15, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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FAIRMONT, W.Va. — When it comes to high school sports, East Fairmont’s Lane Flint is most widely recognized for grappling with wrestlers on the mat. Similarly, the Bees’ Garrett Wilkerson would most commonly be linked with zinging a fielded grounder from second to first or hurling a pitch from the mound. Ditto for Fairmont Senior pitcher Ethan Hager. By Bradley Heltzel, Times West Virginian.


BECKLEY, W.Va. — The YMCA of Southern West Virginia has given much over the years to its CEO. By Wendy Holdren, The Register-Herald.

In Brief:

—GOP CHAIR, from Wheeling: Melody Potter has been re-elected as chairwoman of West Virginia’s Republican Party.


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