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Thomas, W.Va.: The Town the Arts (Re) Built
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:51:20 +0000
The downtown of this town of 600 sat nearly vacant until a music venue and artists began to create a new economic future for the former coal town. A new guide from the National Association of Governor...
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Have exports from West Virginia risen faster than the U.S. as a whole?
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:43:37 +0000
Have West Virginia exports been on fire recently? A tweet by the West Virginia Republican Party suggests so. In an April 2 tweet , the state party said, "West Virginia’s exports increased for the seco...
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Is Joe Manchin the only senator to consistently vote against the nuclear option?
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:30:18 +0000
For decades, majority leaders in the U.S. Senate have threatened to use the "nuclear option" to change senators’ ability to filibuster, a maneuver that blocks bills from coming to a vote unless a supe...
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Diocese Wants Suit Alleging it Hired Pedophiles Thrown Out
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:17:39 +0000
West Virginia's attorney general discounted an effort Thursday by the state's Catholic diocese and its former bishop to quash his lawsuit claiming they knowingly employed pedophiles. The motion to dis...
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Q&A: OVR Reporter on Black Lung Medical Costs
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0000
On this West Virginia Morning, an NPR investigation found that despite mounting evidence, and a stream of dire warnings, federal regulators and mining companies failed to protect coal miners from toxi...
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Education, the State of Our Air, and Holding Patterns in the Legal System
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:52:22 +0000
A family in Charleston lost their 15-year-old almost two years ago. The man accused of killing him hasn’t been convicted or gone to trial yet. We'll explore why on this West Virginia Morning....
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Air Pollution Continues to Decline, Smog Remains a Problem
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:00:00 +0000
A new report released today by the American Lung Association finds fine particle, or soot, pollution continues to improve across West Virginia, but smog pollution remains a challenge....
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Waiting for Justice
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:27:00 +0000
In Charleston, WV back in November 2016, William Pulliam, a 62-year-old white man, shot and killed James Means, a 15-year-old African-American boy. The case made national headlines. Reports say during...
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Lawmakers Outline Hopes for New Education Reform Legislation, Charter Schools Could Resurface
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:05:48 +0000
A special session to address education in West Virginia is just around the corner, and lawmakers from the Eastern Panhandle are making plans to reintroduce controversial legislation next month....
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For Earth Day Nature Conservancy Preserves 100,000 Acres Of Appalachian Forest And Streams
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:18:44 +0000
A conservation group chose Earth Day, April 22, to announce the purchase of a massive property in Appalachian forest to protect habitat and help wildlife adapt to the challenges of climate change. The...
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Cannabis Economy: With Medical Marijuana, Ohio Hopes To Cash In On “Golden” Opportunity
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:59:20 +0000
Meigs County, Ohio, has a complicated history with marijuana. “Meigs County Gold” has been grown illegally for years. Local legend has it that was the strain of choice for musicians like the Grateful ...
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Disscussing a Novel that Explores Mental Health
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:53:01 +0000
A Glenville State College professor set out to turn his experiences working in a mental asylum into a novel....
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Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Reduces Risk of Preterm Birth, Study Finds
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:33:14 +0000
A new study found that when pregnant moms quit smoking during pregnancy – especially early in pregnancy – their babies are less likely to be born preterm....
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American Inventor Winston Shelton Passes Away
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:53:40 +0000
Winston Shelton passed away last week. Born in Nicholas County, he grew up in Clay and Greenbrier counties, and became an electrical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur who was awarded 76 U.S. patent...
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The Fight for Medical Marijuana Business in the Ohio Valley
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:38:24 +0000
In southeast Ohio, marijuana was once something officials tried to eliminate. Now officials hope medical marijuana can replace lost jobs and revenue....
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Federal Legislation Prompts DHHR to Move Youth in Residential Treatment Programs Back in State
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:22:55 +0000
West Virginia youth who need intensive non-family residential treatment have traditionally been served out of state. Now, the West Virginia Bureau for Children and Families will try and move some of t...
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Clock is Ticking for Thousands of Coal Miners Who Suffer From Black Lung
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:15:47 +0000
Across Appalachia, thousands of coal miners have suffered from black lung disease. In the 1960s, miners organized a movement to end the chronic condition. They convinced Congress to pass new laws that...
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Black Lung Patient Fights for Miner Benefits in His Final Days
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:48:47 +0000
Robert Bailey was a coal miner for 36 years. He began working in McDowell County, and after it became too hard to breathe, he retired from a mine owned by Patriot Coal in Boone County. Bailey first to...
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Fact-check: Did States with Campus-carry Laws See Enrollment Drop?
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:03:07 +0000
During their most recent legislative session, West Virginia lawmakers took up a bill that would require colleges in the state to allow students to carry guns on campus as long as they possess a concea...
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Inside Appalachia Takes Another Look At Black Lung and the End of 1 Miner's Journey
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0000
On this West Virginia Morning, this week’s episode of Inside Appalachia looks at a disease that at least 2,000 former miners struggle with -- black lung. An NPR investigation found that miners are fin...
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