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Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in the Mid-Atlantic region. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to News Editor Amanda Kell at 410-837-8315, 202-641-9660 or akell@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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



WILMINGTON, Del. - The state medical licensing board holds a disciplinary hearing for a doctor linked to a Philadelphia abortion provider convicted of murder. Authorities contend Arturo Apolinario, former medical director of Atlantic Women’s Medical Services in Wilmington, failed to protect the public from former colleague Kermit Gosnell. Gosnell, who sometimes worked at the Wilmington clinic, is serving a life sentence after being convicted of killing three babies who had been born alive at a Philadelphia clinic and for the overdose death of a woman who was a patient. By Randall Chase. UPCOMING: 130 words by noon, then 450 words by 3 p.m.


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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, northern Virginia and other areas. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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