Looking at Appalachia http://wvpublic.org en Dueling Campaign Rallies, Transportation Issues, Photo Project http://wvpublic.org/post/dueling-campaign-rallies-transportation-issues-photo-project <p>On West Virginia Morning, a report about dueling political rallies as two major out of state politicians stump for their party's candidates for United States Senate.&nbsp; Ashton Marra reports on that and transportation funding issues. And a check in with Roger May about his photography project "Looking at Appalachia."&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:21:07 +0000 Beth Vorhees 15418 at http://wvpublic.org Dueling Campaign Rallies, Transportation Issues, Photo Project WVU Professor Watches Crimea Closely, Looking at Appalachia Through Photographs, & More http://wvpublic.org/post/wvu-professor-watches-crimea-closely-looking-appalachia-through-photographs-more <p>One West Virginia University professor is hoping the conflict in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula is able to come to an end soon. Documentary photographer Roger May launches a project aimed at evaluating what Appalachia looks like 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson launched a 'War on Poverty.' Juice bars, which celebrate all things organic, are becoming more and more popular around the state.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:04:28 +0000 Dave Mistich 8538 at http://wvpublic.org WVU Professor Watches Crimea Closely, Looking at Appalachia Through Photographs, & More You Can Help Paint a New Picture of Appalachia http://wvpublic.org/post/you-can-help-paint-new-picture-appalachia <p>Fifty years ago President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, and photographs taken at the time continued to define what Appalachia looks like for decades afterwards. Now one Appalachian photographer is working to modernize this vision of the region.</p><p>Roger May started a new project called <a href="http://walkyourcamera.com/looking-at-appalachia-50-years-after-the-war-on-poverty/"><em>Looking at Appalachia: 50 Years After the War on Poverty</em></a> and He’s asking photographers from across the region to submit photos.</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:36:24 +0000 Cecelia Mason 8511 at http://wvpublic.org You Can Help Paint a New Picture of Appalachia