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 John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sometime in the future, a bunker opens to the northeast of Parkersburg. By Steven Allen Adams, Parkersburg News and Sentinel.


BECKLEY, W.Va. — Rape isn't tolerated in Beckley or around southern West Virginia. That's the message that Women's Resource Center Director Patricia Bailey is asking local men to send on social media, using the hashtag #ItsOnUsBeckley. By Jessica Farrish, The Register-Herald.



CHARLOTTE, N.C. — West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson is determined that his unit will not be the weak link in what has the potential to be a special season for the 17th-ranked Mountaineers. His guys are off to a promising start. By Steve Reed.


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