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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

May 25, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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EXCHANGE-FIRST TEE

VIENNA, W.Va. _ Community members with limb loss and other physical challenges worked on the golf range to learn how to golf or how to return to the game of golf. The May 18 event was hosted by Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics at the Parkersburg Country Club. First Swing Learn to Golf, a program of the National Amputee Golf Association, offered a morning session for area therapists (PTs, OTs, RTs), golf teaching pros and anyone with an interest in adaptive recreation.

By MADELINE SCARBOROUGH, The Parkersburg News and Sentine

EXCHANGE-HUNTINGTON-ZAMBIA

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. _ A government official from the country of Zambia was in Huntington on Monday afternoon to thank the city, the mayor and its people for the assistance that has been given to the African nation. “Huntington is a city of uncommon compassion,” said Protacial Mulenga, the District Commissioner for the Sinazonge District of Zambia.

By FRED PACE, The Herald-Dispatch

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