AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:50 pm, WV
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s the West Virginia Senate’s turn to address the impeachment of three state Supreme Court justices in a spending scandal.
SPORTS BETTING-COLLEGE INTEGRITY FEES
UNDATED — Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for a way to get a piece of the action.
SOUTHERN GAYS-HIDDEN HISTORY
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A new project is documenting a once-hidden history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, with donors providing troves of information and items on gay life, systemic oppression and activism.
CIVIL RIGHTS COLD CASE, HOLD FOR RELEASE
CORINTH, Miss. — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. Hold for release at 12:01 a.m. EDT.
—FRATERNITY OVERSIGHT, from Morgantown: Several fraternities have disassociated from West Virginia University and the school’s president has sent a letter to students’ parents about Greek life.
—ENTREPRENEUR CENTER, from Parkersburg: An entrepreneur center offering public access to production technologies is having its grand opening next month in West Virginia.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL
UNDATED — Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes.
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