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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:36 pm, WV

May 22, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

_CITY MANAGER-DRUNKEN DRIVING, from Wheeling: The city manager of Wheeling, West Virginia, has been reinstated to his job after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol.

_HIV TESTING, from Charleston: Four Kanawha County agencies are banding together to provide HIV screenings and education for at-risk populations.

_PHARMACY PRACTICES INVESTIGATION, from Morgantown: A West Virginia pharmacist has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

_PHYSICIAN-DRUG CHARGE, from Clarksburg: Authorities say a West Virginia physician has pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions so he could get drugs.

In Sports:

_GREENBRIER-TICKETS, from White Sulphur Springs: Tickets are on sale for the PGA Tour stop at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. The Greenbrier says in a news release that weekly grounds badges cost $125 for A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier from Sept. 9 to 15 in White Sulphur Springs.


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