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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 2 pm, WV

August 10, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

—SLAYING-DNA EVIDENCE, from Huntington: Defense attorneys say a man imprisoned for roughly 12 years for a woman’s 2002 killing in West Virginia has been released as an investigation continues into newly discovered evidence casting doubt on his and three other men’s guilt.

—SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA, from Charleston: A West Virginia circuit judge has been sworn in to serve as a temporary state Supreme Court justice during the suspension of Justice Allen Loughry.

—EDUCATION BOARD, from Charleston: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed a Berkeley Springs woman to the state Board of Education.

—TRUMP--WEST VIRGINIA, from Charleston: President Donald Trump’s campaign says his next Make America Great Again rally will be held in West Virginia.

—FUGITIVE SOUGHT-THREATS, from Columbia: Kentucky State Police say it appears that a man wanted for allegedly threatening President Donald Trump, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer and others stole a vehicle belonging to Meyer’s brother.

—HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK, from Nashville, Tenn.: Tennessee health officials say at least 74 people have contracted hepatitis A in Nashville since last December.

—AVIATION HALL OF FAME, from Clarksburg: The West Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame and Wall of Valor have inducted four new members.


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