A coalition of education union members from across the state claim that COVID-19 cases in West Virginia public schools are higher than what is being reported by the state Department of Education.
In Tuesday’s debate against Democratic candidate Joe Biden, President Trump said — without offering evidence — that mail workers in West Virginia were dumping ballots into rivers and also selling ballots. However, only one instance of election fraud was reported in West Virginia’s primary election and Trump’s comments drew reactions from top officials in the state.
Minor League Baseball detailed plans on Tuesday to reformat its Appalachian League to a summer “wood-bat” program for emerging college freshman and sophomore athletes.
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A total of 94,413 registered voters in West Virginia have so far requested an absentee ballot for the upcoming general election. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Oct. 28.
Inside Appalachia reports on how potters, painters, writers, and action-figure makers, are adjusting during the coronavirus pandemic. We remember Elaine Purkey, one of West Virginia's most powerful social activists and musicians, who passed away from COVID-19. And check in with artist Robert Villamagna who is battling COVID-19 himself.
TVWatch the official trailer for Rosemary, WVPB’s documentary profiling the campaign of the first openly transgender person to be elected to public office in West Virginia.
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
The Wheeling-La Belle Nail Company closed on September 30, 2010, ending more than 150 years in business. The company was founded in 1852 in South Wheeling as the La Belle Ironworks.
West Virginia has been awarded a federal grant that aims to improve water quality in the state, which has been rated one of the worst in the nation.
Former U.S. Representative Nick Rahall has joined a bipartisan effort to keep the U.S. Supreme Court at nine justices.
On September 29, 1861, one of the worst floods on record hit the Kanawha River watershed. The river crested nearly 17 feet above flood stage in Charleston and badly damaged the valley’s salt works.
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