Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital. Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday, the hospital said.
West Virginia economist predicts remaining jobs lost because of pandemic will be back in about 10 months. But, he noted that West Virginia’s economy was struggling even before the pandemic.
“America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month. The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public.
On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginia University economist John Deskins says remote work could be a way to improve the state’s financial realities. We spoke with him to find out what’s happening in the state’s economy.
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‘To Live Here You Have To Fight’- How Appalachian Women Today Are Building On Activist Traditions Of The Past
This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear how women in the mountains spearheaded movements to battle racial injustice, defend healthy communities, and fight for the rights of all Appalachians. We’ll talk with the author of a book called “To Live Here You Have To Fight,” hear from podcaster Anna Sale, and visit a camp that teaches young people to play rock music.
West Virginia K-12 schools are experiencing a teacher shortage in all subjects, but there are five areas where that shortage is seen as critical. Those subjects include math and science, special education, elementary education and counseling -- and the shortage is felt most in southern counties, according to the West Virginia Department of Education.
A new recovery program in Greenbrier County that gives women a place to live as they work through a recovery program received a $498,024 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
As COVID-19 continues to spread in West Virginia, it will likely put increased pressure on hospitals. Retired Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, head of the Joint Interagency Task Force, reported during Gov. Jim Justice’s regular coronavirus briefing that the reproduction number of COVID-19 is now 1.04.
Union employees participating in two separate strikes at the Cabell Huntington Hospital and Special Metals urge Huntington City Council to support blocked resolution.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents Communities in Schools: Extending a Helping Hand, a half-hour documentary about a national education program that helps connect public schools with community resources to ensure every child is nurtured, supported, and helped to flourish in school with the goal of graduating. The program airs Friday, Nov. 26, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and will be available on WVPB's streaming service, Passport, thereafter.
The American Lung Association in West Virginia has unveiled the new Reaching Rural Providers initiative, which is designed to increase early diagnosis of COPD in rural communities by educating healthcare professionals about the disease.
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