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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

August 5, 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. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

From AP Members:

EXCHANGE-PATRIOTISM ADVOCATE

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — A Buckhannon native, who spent nine years, six months and 22 days in the military, spearheaded the effort that would lead to the implementation of Americanism and patriotism into West Virginia Schools’ curriculum. By Sarah Goodrich, The Inter-Mountain.

EXCHANGE-BLUES APPRENTICESHIP

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — To many, the blues is a genre of sad songs, but to Doris Fields, aka “Lady D,” singing the blues is like freedom. By Jennifer Gardner, Charleston Gazette-Mail.

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