Book explores the murder conviction and subsequent hanging of John Morgan in West Virginia, a crime that marked the last public hanging in the state.
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The final debate showed candidates far apart on issues like health care, climate change and criminal justice. Trump tried to focus on alleged corruption, but the pandemic remains 2020's central issue.
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- W.Va.’s Department Of Agriculture Race: Supporting The Small Farm
- Debate Commission To Mute Candidates' Mics At Start Of Each Segment
This week’s episode of Inside Appalachia is about fierce women — something we have no shortage of here in Appalachia.We’ll hear about the folk music collaboration between Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn. Their new album combines the tones of Appalachia with the melodies of China. We’ll also hear a story about the first transgender person elected to political office in West Virginia, and a 90-year-old newspaper publisher who is still hard at work each week.
The show will be recorded without an audience on November 8, with guest host Kathy Mattea, featured performers will be Ranky Tanky, Rene Marie, Susan Werner and The Sea The Sea.
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 West Virginia Department of Education announced that eight counties will be remote learning-only for the week of Oct. 26. State officials rolled out updated data Saturday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m.
Health Insurance For More Than A Million Ohio Valley Residents At Stake In Affordable Care Act ChallengeWith just a little more than a week before Election Day and with a challenge to the health care law coming before the high court, health care is on both the ballot and the docket. And for the Ohio Valley — a region with some of the nation’s worst health outcomes — the stakes are high.
TVWatch 'Rosemary', a new documentary from WVPB that follows the campaign of Rosemary Ketchum, the first openly transgender person elected to public office in West Virginia.
Not sure about Trick or Treating with your children this year because of COVID-19? Pandemic Halloween certainly will be different from traditional Halloween for most children. The staff at West Virginia Public Broadcasting is offering a fun, socially distanced event for your little ones.
Dancey Howes, an elementary school teacher from Webster County, is the first state teacher to earn West Virginia Public Broadcasting's monthly Above and Beyond Award, which recognizes excellence and creativity in and out of the classroom.
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