Del. Moore Capito, R-Kanawha, announced Tuesday on social and commercial media he is running for West Virginia governor in 2024.
Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch announced that Cammie Chapman will be his Deputy Secretary of Child and Adult Services.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a holiday favorite, Sounds of the Season, at select venues around the state.
DHHR Responds To Patient Mistreatment Allegations And New Project Aims To Boost Civic Empathy, This West Virginia MorningOn this West Virginia Morning, William R. Sharpe Hospital is a state-run facility for patients with mental illnesses. Some have raised concerns about the care provided at the hospital and DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch came into our studio to respond. News Director Eric Douglas sat down with him last week.
“Making Our Future” by former West Virginia state folklorist Emily Hilliard dives deep into the niches of Mountain State culture, from songs of the labor movement to the history of hot dogs. The book was released on Nov. 22, 2022.
We have an archive special episode this weekend from 2013 featuring The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin' McCourys with Keller Williams, Mandolin Orange, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, and Susan Werner.
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This week, we talk with folklorist Emily Hilliard about her new book exploring contemporary folklife and Appalachian culture. We’ll also hear about the Asian-Appalachian experience from a student filmmaker who was born in China and grew up in western Maryland, and we’ll travel back to 2016 and listen to an interview with JD Vance. Back then, he was a newly published author, promoting his book, “Hillbilly Elegy.” Now, he’s Ohio’s newly elected U.S. senator.
The Ohio County Public Library is modernizing a historic speech from one of Wheeling’s most notable African American leaders as part of a larger project to boost civic empathy in the region. It’s an updated version of a speech heard on Wheeling airwaves in 1936, advocating for the town’s “Twentieth Man.”
DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch came to the WVPB studios to respond to an earlier story involving reports of abuse at mental health facilities in the state.
Dustin Bell, a STEAM and social studies teacher at Pleasants County Middle School, has earned West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Above and Beyond Award for October, which recognizes excellence and creativity of Mountain State teachers.
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