BC-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD
Monday, February 11, 2019
Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in the Mid-Atlantic, covering North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 919-510-8937, 202-641-9660, 410-837-8315, 804-643-6646 or email@example.com. AP-Mid-Atlantic News Editor Steve McMillan can be reached at 804-643-6646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TODAY’S TOP STORIES
ELECTION 2018-NORTH CAROLINA
RALEIGH, N.C. _ The leading vote-getter in the country’s last undecided congressional election discusses allegations of ballot fraud by a subcontractor getting out votes that have kept his apparent victory on hold for three months. By Emery P. Dalesio.
FOREVER CHEMICALS-EMERGING THREAT
WASHINGTON— The chemical compounds are all around you. They’re on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Increasing numbers of states have found them seeping into water supplies. By Ellen Knickmeyer, Michael Casey and John Flesher. SENT: 1,030 words, photos.
RICHMOND, Va. —A Virginia lawmaker has backed off his plans to swiftly introduce an impeachment bill seeking the ouster of the state’s leading black elected official as Democrats struggled to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office. By Alan Suderman and Ben Finley. SENT: 1,220 words, photos, video. Will be updated.
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_ DEPUTY-DRUG SMUGGLING: A former sheriff’s deputy in Chesapeake, Virginia, is accused of smuggling heroin and other contraband into the city jail.
_ CONFEDERATE MONUMENT PROTEST: A Florida man charged for his role in the beating of a black man during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has entered an Alford plea.
BALTIMORE POLICE COMMISSIONER
BALTIMORE _ Former New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison arrives in Baltimore to start working as acting leader weeks before the city council votes on his nomination as permanent police commissioner. By David McFadden.
_ BALTIMORE SCHOOL-SHOOTING: Officials at a Baltimore school where a hall monitor was shot and wounded last week say classes are being canceled to give staff time to organize student counseling.
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