AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD
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TODAY’S TOP STORIES
CONFEDERATE MONUMENT PROTEST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia. By Sarah Rankin. SENT: 600 words, photos.
— BOY-LAKE-ACCIDENTAL DROWNING — Authorities say a toddler’s body has been found in a Virginia lake hours after he had been reported missing.
— APPALACHIA PILL MILL-DEATH LAWSUIT: The mother of a man who overdosed in West Virginia is suing a pain management clinic that federal prosecutors say was run as a pill mill.
— HONEYBEE LOSS: Virginia’s honeybees had a rough winter.
SHOOTINGS-NEWSPAPER-MOMENT OF SILENCE
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Newsrooms usually abuzz with approaching deadlines fell oddly silent as journalists nationwide paused to honor five people shot dead a week before at a Maryland newspaper. By Brian Witte. SENT: 710 words, photos.
— JULY 4th PARK CLOSED: Authorities say roughly 300 people were told to leave a Maryland park on the Fourth of July because neighbors complained about loud music, people drinking alcohol and parked cars.
— WILD TURKEY HARVEST: Delaware wildlife officials say this year’s wild turkey hunting season yielded fewer birds than last year.
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