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West Virginia Morning
Weekdays at 7:43 a.m.

Local news stories from West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Whether it's important news events, interesting features about people and places, the latest in environmental news, stories about education or the economy, West Virginia Public Broadcasting's team of experienced reporters bring listeners in depth stories and interviews from around the state.

Latest Episodes
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we learn about an outspoken candidate running for the 19th District of the House of Delegates who has picked up a surprising endorsement. Also, in this show, we explore the storied history of West Virginia’s last public hanging.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we hear a conversation between kids in Appalachia and kids in the western coalfields. Also, in this show, we have a conversation with two WVPB producers who worked on our new documentary “Rosemary,” which airs tonight on WVPB TV at 9 p.m.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we visit some shared musical ground between China and Appalachia. Also, in this show, we hear about a report to help Ohio Valley communities address climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, and we bring you this week’s Mountain Stage Song of the Week brought to you by Wilco.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we listen across social and political divides about some contentious issues. Us & Them host Trey Kay talks with voters in a virtual dinner party to see what people are thinking in this heavily divided election season.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we hear about an initiative to bring back American Chestnut trees through genetic modification. Also, in this show, we hear an interview with new author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, whose book explores a piece of little-known World War II history in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we talk about a Lyme disease vaccination in the works, farmers’ views on trade wars in the lead up to the general election, and a new book called “The Primary That Made a President: John F. Kennedy and West Virginia.”
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we hear a young boy interview his mom. Also, in this show, we continue our election coverage with a look at the race for West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, if you don’t know much about the pawpaw – ‘tis the season! We learn about this native fruit to Appalachia. Also, in this show, we bring you this week’s Mountain Stage Song of the Week from blues vocalist Catherine Russell.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, we hear what issues are top of mind for some voters in the southern part of the state. Also, in this show, we hear reports from this month’s West Virginia Board of Education meeting, we hear the latest on a court case involving the governor’s residency, and we hear about a COVID-19 outbreak in Huntington.
  • On this West Virginia Morning, city mayors throughout the Ohio Valley are coping with some stark financial realities given changing weather patterns. Also, in this show, we hear an interview with WVPB’s energy and environment reporter Brittany Patterson who brings us the latest news on a landfill owned by Union Carbide.