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BC-WV--West Virginia News Digest, WV

May 11, 2019

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. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments.

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From AP Members:


MOLINE, Ill. _ The unheated building was freezing cold, fumes from the vehicles gave her bronchitis, and she earned 50 cents an hour. By Alma Gaul, Quad City Times.


Last Tuesday, ESCAR Construction was the most popular construction company in Nicholas County. By Matt Combs, The Register-Herald.


WHEELING, W.Va. _ Nearly 100 years ago, a Wheeling banker, civic and church leader knew that his beloved Wheeling community needed a place for aging men to live where they could be cared for and find friendship and peace of mind. By Heather Ziegler, The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register.

In Brief:

FIRST RESPONDERS-REORGANIZATION, from Moundsville, W.Va.: West Virginia first responders have voted unanimously to oppose any legislation that would reorganize the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.


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