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AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 1:30 pm, MD

July 9, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

AVIATION CRASH-VIRGINIA

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. —Authorities are identifying a 91-year-old woman who was killed when an aircraft crashed into the Virginia condominium where she lived. SENT: 130 words, photos. Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

— OFFICER ASSAULTED-POT ARREST: A man has been accused of assaulting a police officer in Virginia.

— SCHOOL MARKER: William & Mary says it will erect a highway marker to commemorate the spot where a school for enslaved and free black children was likely located.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

SHOOTINGS-NEWSPAPER

OLNEY, Md. — Capital Gazette staffer Rebecca Smith was remembered as sweet and quiet, a good person with a beautiful smile. Dozens attended a visitation on Sunday afternoon to pay their respects to Smith, The Baltimore Sun reported. By Michael Kunzelman. SENT: 930 words, photos.

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SPORTS:

BBA--YANKEES-ORIOLES

BALTIMORE — With an eye on first place in the AL East, the New York Yankees play a single-admission doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, who return from an 0-6 road trip with the worst record in the major leagues. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. First game starts at 4:05 p.m. ET.

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