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

September 24, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Arguments are set before the West Virginia Supreme Court in challenges to the eligibilities of a congressman and a former House of Delegates speaker to serve on the court. Separate petitions are scheduled to be heard Monday in Charleston. Will be updated. Hearing scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET.

In Brief:

JUSTICE-GRANTS, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is recommending the Appalachian Regional Commission approve grants totaling over $7.1 million for nine projects.

FAMILY HISTORY, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — People interested in searching their family history and creating a family tree will be able to learn how at a class next month at a library in West Virginia.

CHILD CUSTODY-SHOOTING, from CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. — A sheriff’s office in West Virginia says a man fatally shot his son-in-law during an exchange of children as per a custody agreement before killing himself.

TRUMP, from WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally in West Virginia on Saturday.


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