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

July 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

VIRGINIA

IMMIGRATION-BILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS

SAN ANTONIO — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. By Martha Mendoza and Larry Fenn. SENT: 1,070 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— VIRGINIA SLOGAN: For almost half a century, Virginia has used “Virginia is for Lovers” as a slogan to promote tourism in the state. So when state tourism officials noticed an online retailer using “Virginia is for Gun Lovers,” they weren’t pleased.

— HORSE RACING: Virginia may allow 3,000 new slots-like betting machines at a horse race track and off-track betting parlors around the state.

— CHARLOTTESVILLE ANNIVERSARY RALLY: Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, say the city is preparing for a worst-case scenario for the August 12 anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

IN BRIEF:

— SHOT ANSWERING DOOR: One of three Delaware men charged in the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts teen on the doorstep of his own home has been held without bail.

— PEDESTRIAN KILLED-TRIAL: A Delaware judge is set to render a verdict in the trial of a man charged in a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian walking his dog.

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