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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:45 pm, WV

May 14, 2019

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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Federal prosecutors and officials from West Virginia announce a civil rights agreement between the state and the U.S. Department of Justice.

In Brief:

_STOLEN PROPERTY RING, from Charleston: An investigation into a stolen property ring in West Virginia has resulted in charges against 14 people.

_GENERIC DRUGS-LAWSUIT-WVA, from Charleston: West Virginia has joined a federal lawsuit alleging generic drug manufacturers conspired to inflate and manipulate prices.

_ACCOUNTANT-CLIENT THEFT, from Huntington: A West Virginia accountant accused of stealing more than $1 million from a client’s account has been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud.

_LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL, from Clarksville, Ind.: A historic site in southern Indiana is now part of a new 1,200-mile expansion of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail.


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