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8:31 am
Mon July 14, 2014

The Law Works - WV Foundation for Rape Information & Services

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

Sexual violence is never the victim's fault. It doesn't matter where you were, the time of day, what you were wearing, or if you were drinking -- sex without consent is rape. Dan Ringer and guest Nancy Hoffman, State Coordinator for WV Foundation for Rape Information & Services will talk about finding help for victims of sexual violence on this episode of The Law Works.

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Hour Long Special
3:37 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Doctors On Call to Answer Your Arthritis Questions

Join your host Dr. Rolly Sullivan on 8pm on Thursday, July 10 for an hour-long episode of Doctors on Call

Can tomatoes affect your arthritis? What’s involved in getting a stress test? Should you try the latest fitness craze?

Those are some of the questions that will be answered by WVU Healthcare experts on an hour- long live special Doctors On Call, Thursday at 8 p.m. on West Virginia Public Television.

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TV
8:23 am
Tue July 1, 2014

The Law Works - Land Trusts & Conservation Easements

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

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TV
11:13 am
Thu June 12, 2014

The Law Works - War on Coal

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

For the past few years the United States has been involved in war with a rock. The rock in question is coal. And just like any civil war the participants on both sides are from the same country, this one. The United States. Dan Ringer and guest Patrick McGinley will talk about the War on Coal on this episode of The Law Works.

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TV
10:58 am
Fri June 6, 2014

The Law Works - FOIA

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

Freedom of information acts, were enacted for the purpose of providing information about the workings of government and the acts of public officials and employees. So how's that working out? Dan Ringer with guests Prof. Patrick C. McGinley, WVU College of Law and Don Smith, Executive Director, WV Press Association will talk about freedom of information on this episode of The Law Works.

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TV
10:46 am
Fri May 30, 2014

The Law Works - State Budget

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

Do you have a budget? How do you create it? Is it easy to follow? The State of West Virginia has a budget. It is not easy to create, and it is not easy to follow.  Dan Ringer and guest State Senator Roman Prezioso, Chair of the West Virginia State Senate Finance Committee will talk about the West Virginia State Budget on this episode of The Law Works.

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TV
10:29 am
Wed May 28, 2014

The Law Works - Stream Mitigation

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

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Antiques Roadshow on West Virginia PBS
6:21 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

When a Gift Keeps on Giving: Antiques Roadshow

Appraiser Noel Barrett with a guest.
Credit Courtesy of Jeffrey Dunn

Antiques Roadshow: Greatest Gifts, Monday May 19 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS

Have you ever received a special gift, an item handed down in the family or something rare, selected especially for you? Imagine what it must feel like to pack your treasure up and take it to the Antiques Roadshow and find out that there's much more to the back story about your present! In this special program, Antiques Roadshow looks back at memorable appraisals featuring items that the guests received as presents.

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American Masters on West Virginia PBS
5:51 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

American Masters Explores the Life of George Plimpton

George Plimpton photographing birds in Africa.
Credit Courtesy of Freddy Plimpton / WNET

Famed participatory journalist George Plimpton (1927–2003) was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many. Now, the American Masters series showcases his remarkable life in Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself, Friday, May 16 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.

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Special Programs on WV PBS
4:13 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Memorial Day Programs Honor Veterans, Look Back 70 Years to D-Day

Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the National Memorial Day Concert unites our nation in honor of all of America's men and women in uniform for their service and sacrifice. Pictured: The color guard stands proudly before the U.S. Capitol.
Credit Courtesy of Capital Concerts
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New 3-Part Series on West Virginia PBS
3:49 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

New Documentary Tells Personal Stories Of Veterans As They Reintegrate Into Society

Star Lopez is reunited with her husband, Chris Phelan, and her daughter River, whom she hasn’t seen in person since she was a few months old.
Credit Courtesy of Powderhouse

Coming Back With Wes Moore begins Tuesday, May 13 at 8 p.m. on West Virginia PBS. This new three-episode series executive produced by best-selling author and U.S. army veteran Wes Moore, tells the story of his search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing veterans returning from war. Moore’s journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes himinto the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society, establish new identities and – for many – find a new mission. Each episode focuses on a different stage of coming home: “Coming Back” (May 13), “Fitting In” (May 20) and “Moving Forward” (May 27).

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On West Virginia PBS
3:07 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet At 50

Pennsylvania Ballet Company Member Alexandra Hughes and Principal Dancer Ian Hussey in Margo Sappington’s Under the Sun Pas de Deux.
Credit Courtesy of Dan Burke / WHYY Philadelphia

This special showcases one of Philadelphia’s cultural treasures, Pennsylvania Ballet, and honors the company’s golden anniversary. Pennsylvania Ballet At 50 will present performances in three spectacular works, premiering Friday, May 2 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.

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British Drama on WV PBS
5:28 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

"To Play The King": House of Cards Returns April 27

Ian Richardson stars as Francis Urquhart.

Season 2 of House of Cards begins Sunday, April 27 at 7 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.

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Great Performances on WV PBS
5:11 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Sleeping Beauty, A Romance For All Ages

Caradoc and Princess Aurora (Ben Bunce & Hannah Vassallo).
Credit Courtesy of Simon Annand

Great Performances: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty airs Friday, April 25 at 9 p.m., repeats Saturday, April 26 at 2 a.m. on West Virginia PBS.

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TV
6:00 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

The Law Works - Police Corruption

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

If you're accused of a crime, you are entitled to a few things. An attorney. To see the evidence. To confront witnesses. Your day in court. And an honest police effort. But what if the police are not honest?  Dan Ringer and Richard Neely, Esq., former West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice will talk about Police Corruption, on this episode of The Law Works.

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TV
2:16 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Flying High!

Peter Pan

Milwaukee Public Television's production of the Milwaukee Ballet's wildly popular production of Peter Pan will play to a national primetime television audience in spring 2014.

The original adaptation of J. M Barrie's classic story is scheduled to premiere on MPTV Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9 p.m.

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TV
12:57 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

The Law Works - Fair Housing

The only weekly television series that deals with legal issues of concern to citizens across West Virginia.

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Nature airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on WV PBS
12:49 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Follow An Amazing Troop of Snow Monkeys With Nature

A juvenile holds her 8 month old sister closely. The strongest bonds are between family members. Nature: Snow Monkeys premieres Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. on WV PBS.
Credit Courtesy of Joseph Pontecorvo/©THIRTEEN Productions LLC / WNET

#pbsTHINKday includes Nature, NOVA, and Your Inner Fish, all beginning at 8 p.m. on West Virginia PBS! 

In the frigid valleys of Japan’s Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkeys functions in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his and her place. Their leader is still new to the job and something of a solitary grouch. One innocent little monkey, unaware of his own low status, reaches out to this lonely leader and they form a rare and remarkable bond that alters both their lives.

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Series Finale, April 23 at 10 p.m. on WV PBS
12:27 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Author Neil Schubin's Series Concludes With "Your Inner Monkey"

Find out which beneficial traits—and some less useful ones—our primate progenitors bequeathed us. Your Inner Monkey airs Wednesday, April 23 at 10 p.m.
Credit Courtesy of Tangled Bank Studios, LLC

Our primate progenitors had bodies a lot like those of modern monkeys and spent tens of millions of years living in trees. From them we inherited our versatile hands, amazing vision and capable brains — but also some less beneficial traits, including our bad backs and terrible sense of smell.  Author Neil Shubin (photo) hosts.

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Independent Lens Series on West Virginia PBS
11:01 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Iconic Recording Studio "Muscle Shoals" on Independent Lens

Credit Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures / Independent Lens

Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the “Singing River,” as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. At its heart is Rick Hall, who founded FAME Studios. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Hall brought black and white together in Alabama’s cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations.

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