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Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 8:30 a.m.

Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 8:30 a.m.

 Greater Mid-Atlantic News Digest 8:30 a.m.

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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 AP-Mid-Atlantic News Editor Steve McMillan can be reached at 804-643-6646 or

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

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All times are Eastern.

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




— INFANT SHOT: An infant has been hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in North Carolina, according to police.



— MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS: Virginia mental hospitals are struggling with dangerously high numbers of patients, a state official told lawmakers this week.



—OCEAN CITY-CRIME: Crime in a popular Maryland tourist destination spiked in 2020 for the first time in five years, according to police statistics.

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