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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 130 pm, WV

August 1, 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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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.

From AP Members:

BLANKENSHIP-SENATE

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Democrats make up the bulk of signatures so far on a petition to let ex-coal executive Don Blankenship run in West Virginia’s U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party’s nominee, preliminary data shows.

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MINE SAFETY-MEETINGS, from BECKLEY, W.Va. — The federal agency that oversees mining safety is holding public stakeholder meetings in six states, including West Virginia.

CONTRACTOR SUED, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s attorney general is suing a contractor who allegedly accepted down payments for home improvements that were never completed.

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