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BC-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

January 7, 2019

Good morning! 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories 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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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is scheduled to make what his campaign terms a special announcement Monday.

In Brief:

OFFICER SHOT-SUSPECT KILLED, from HURRICANE, W.Va. _ A West Virginia police officer was wounded and a suspect fatally shot after a car chase that ended in a crash.

TRANSGENDER STUDENT-HARASSMENT, from CLARKSBURG, W.Va. _ A county school board in West Virginia is considering whether to suspend an assistant principal for a bathroom incident involving a transgender male student.

CHRISTMAS TREES-FISH, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia officials are planning to use donated Christmas trees to provide woody cover for fish.


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