Virginia Tech researchers asked a group of Appalachians who they trusted the most from a list of 15 healthcare-related choices. According to Dr. Michelle Rockwell, lead investigator on the project, most people surveyed said they trusted a primary care doctor.
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During The 2021 Session, West Virginia Lawmakers Teed Up Three Proposed Constitutional Amendments. Here’s What They’d Do
While any 60-day legislative session focuses on the hundreds of bills introduced and considered, Republican supermajorities this year helped push three proposed constitutional amendments to the ballot for voters to ponder.
- The Legislature Today Discusses Criminal Justice Reform, State Budget, Personal Income Tax Repeal
- The Legislature Today Discusses Personal Income Tax Repeal, Fiscal Policy, Medicaid Coverage, Criminal Justice
- The Legislature Today Explores Governor's Personal Income Tax Repeal Proposal, Education Savings Accounts
- The Legislature Today Discusses Broadband Expansion, Education Bills, Personal Income Tax Repeal Proposal
You can hear Rosanne Cash’s entire set with more songs from The List on this week’s archive edition of Mountain Stage from 2008, on a special episode recorded at historic Town Hall in New York City. We’ll also be treated to performances from Rodney Crowell, Bruce Cockburn, Billy Bragg, and Ferron. Listen on these public radio stations starting Friday April 16.
Recycling Never Sounded So Good: Appalachian Luthiers Turn Cardboard And Tin Cans Into Musical InstrumentsAs part of our Inside Appalachia Folkways series, reporter Rachel Moore spoke to two instrument makers in Western North Carolina who are carrying on the DIY instrument legacy.
In a letter written by the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, signees said the bill could “eradicate” harm reduction programs that help curb the spread of HIV and other blood-borne illnesses. The bill doesn’t shut down programs, but it requires all operators to get approval from local city councils and county commissioners.
West Virginia education officials emphasized the importance of in-person instruction during a Wednesday meeting of the state board of education.State Superintendent Clayton Burch said most school systems in West Virginia are offering five days a week of in-person instruction while 14 counties have been granted a waiver to offer four days of in-person classes.
This special 2007 archive episode showcases performances from Regina Spektor, They Might Be Giants, the subdudes, Matt White, and Asleep At The Wheel.
- Listen: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
- Podcast: Darrell Scott, Kathy Mattea, Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, and Todd Burge
- Listen: Regina Spektor Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
- Podcast: A Hole In Our Hearts - Live Performances By Musicians We Lost In 2020
This week on Inside Appalachia, we talk with folks who are planting seeds of change — literally and figuratively. While many are finding joy through their gardens and food work, there are some people in Appalachia who are going through some of the most challenging times of their lives.
The West Virginia Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to approve the closing and consolidation of schools in four counties.Board members acknowledged the difficulties of school closings but applauded the work of county superintendents in formulating and promoting each plan.
Amid a rise in overdose deaths, the W.VA Legislature spent little time on bills that could have helped.
The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.
On this West Virginia Morning, we bring you a few updates on the news around the state. Then, our main story involved teens from Wales and Appalachia, two places with a lot in common. For the past year, they have been sending each other audio letters, sharing their experiences with the quarantine. They are using this opportunity to learn about each other’s lives.
FDA officials paused use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of “an abundance of caution” while they are investigating six cases of blood clots among the estimated 7 million people who have received the vaccine. State leaders around the Ohio Valley will temporarily have fewer doses of COVID-19 vaccine to distribute following the Food and Drug Administration’s decision Tuesday
George Tanios, the owner and operator of Sandwich University restaurant in Morgantown, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court on a number of charges related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.Tanios and Julian Khatar of Pennsylvania face 10 counts, including conspiring to injure police. They were arrested by federal law enforcement last month and have now both pleaded not guilty.
All six seasons of Downton Abbey now available.
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Hundreds of PBS Shows. On your schedule.
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