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

February 27, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Story:


West Virginia lawmakers address a bill that would place work or other requirements on Medicaid recipients _ legislation that opponents call a “sneak attack” on health care.


The West Virginia House of Delegates votes on a bill to allow people with concealed weapons permits to carry weapons on college campuses.

In Brief:

ROAD REPAIRS, from NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. _ The federal government has provided $1.4 million to repair West Virginia roads that were damaged in storms last spring.

BROADBAND MAPPING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee will be among eight states in a new project to expand and update a national broadband map.

MENTAL HEALTH-SCHOOLS, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. _ The West Virginia House is set to vote on a bill to expand mental health services in schools.


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