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BC-VA--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, VA

May 28, 2019

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.

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The creation of the next North Carolina state government budget should advance this week as Senate Republicans unveil and vote for their proposal. The House already approved its version. Any final plan could be subject to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto. By GARY ROBERTSON. UPCOMING:


_ DECK COLLAPSE _ A deck has collapsed at a home in Ocean Isle Beach, injuring several people.

_ RIP CURRENT RESCUES -NORTH CAROLINA _ The National Weather Service says at least 14 people have been rescued from rip currents on the southeastern North Carolina coast.

_ ATV RIDERS KILLED _ Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through thick brush.

_ LAKE DROWNING - NORTH CAROLINA _ Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina say a 21-year-old man has drowned in a lake.

_ FATAL HOUSE FIRE _ Authorities in a North Carolina city say a woman was killed and three others were hurt in a house fire.




_ STORE WORKER-FATAL SHOOTING _ Authorities in Virginia say a convenience store worker was shot and killed inside her car after she was robbed.

_ CHILDREN SHOT _ Richmond police say a girl was fatally shot and a boy was wounded during a cookout in a public park on the city’s south side.

_ WAFFLE HOUSE CRASH _ A pickup truck has crashed into a Waffle House restaurant in Newport News, injuring an 8-year-old boy and four other people.

_ VIRGINIA SHOOTING _ Authorities say 10 people have been shot - one fatally - when gun violence erupted at a holiday weekend party in Virginia.

_ UVA DONATION _ The University of Virginia’s business school has received a $68 million donation from a former student.




_ BALTIMORE POLICE UNION - TWITTER _ The union representing Baltimore police is drawing criticism after a comment on social media which described some youths as “criminals” following arrests at the Inner Harbor.

_ CHURCH FIRE _ A church in Delaware has been badly damaged by a fire. No injuries have been reported.

_ DEADLY MOTORCYCLE CRASH _ Delaware troopers have identified a 25-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a late Friday crash in Wilmington.

_ MISSING CHILD _ A woman suspected of abducting her 8-year-old daughter in violation of a family court order has been deemed to pose a risk to the child.

_ PEDESTRIAN KILLED _ A 20-year-old Baltimore man has been struck and killed in an overnight collision as he was walking on a highway.

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