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BC-WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV

January 29, 2019

Good morning! 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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In Brief:

FACEBOOK BLOCK-OIL RIGHTS, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ A West Virginia lawyer is suing a state lawmaker after being blocked from the delegate’s Facebook page for “commenting in an adverse nature.”

WINTER WEATHER-WEST VIRGINIA, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ West Virginia officials are warning residents and motorists about possible extreme cold weather this week.

DOCTOR-OPIOIDS, from CLARKSBURG, W.Va. _ A Pennsylvania doctor has been found guilty in West Virginia of illegally prescribing opioids to his patients.


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