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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:50 pm, WV

March 4, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ Facebook says it’s going to help expand broadband internet in West Virginia. The social media company announced a plan Monday to build a high-capacity fiber optic cable network in the state that telecommunication companies will be able to access.

In Brief:

_WINTER WEATHER-WVA, from Charleston: Public school classes have been called off or delayed throughout West Virginia as a late winter snowstorm rolls through the state.

_SUPREME COURT-CIVICS EDUCATION, from Berkeley Springs: The West Virginia Supreme Court will conduct a civics education program next month in Berkeley County.


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