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AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:40 pm, WV

November 20, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

—SUPREME COURT-WEST VIRGINIA, from Charleston: Attorneys for the federal government called a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice convicted on felony charges “vindictive and vengeful” in a response to his second motion for a new trial.

—HUSBAND CHARGED, from Sutton: Police say a West Virginia man fatally shot his wife and then exchanged fire with officers before he was subdued and arrested.

—COLD CASE HOMICIDE-CONFESSION, from Mount Olive: A West Virginia prison inmate has written a letter confessing to a cold case homicide.

—SECRETARY OF STATE-LAWSUITS, from Charleston: The state of West Virginia has settled wrongful-termination lawsuits with six more former employees of the secretary of state’s office who say they were fired for their political beliefs.

—MARSHALL-BUILDING NAMES, from Huntington: Marshall University says a presidential committee looking into building names on campus will meet next week.

—SKI SEASON, from Charleston: Some West Virginia ski resorts are getting outdoor activities started this week in West Virginia.

In Sports:

WEST VIRGINIA-GRIER

UNDATED — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier finally will get his chance to play Oklahoma. Grier missed last year’s game with a broken finger. He can send No. 12 West Virginia into the Big 12 championship game with a win over the sixth-ranked Sooners on Friday.

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