West Virginia Morning

Weekdays at 7:41 a.m.

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.    

On West Virginia Morning we explore the history of the Augusta Heritage Center just as the summer workshop series begins this weekend.  Also, Roseanne Cash is featured in our Mountain Stage Song of the Week.  That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting...telling West Virginia's story.

On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra visits a STEM camp for girls at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology.  And host Beth Vorhees talks with Anne White, a professional tennis player from Charleston who caused quite a stir for what she wore at Wimbledon 30 years ago.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting…telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, we travel to Moundsville for a visit to the Grave Creek Mound Archeological Complex to see what the curators are discovering these days.  That story on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, we go back to Wheeling where young professionals are working to revitalize the city.  Today, a tour of East Wheeling as a long time resident reflects on the changes taking place on the traditionally African American neighborhood.  Also, we take a trip to Floyd, Virginia for a Friday night Jamboree.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, a report from Wheeling where a new generation is taking over rebuilding the city.  And, we’ll listen to the music of old time fiddler Elmer Rich who died on West Virginia Day. 

These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


  Clark Davis reports on Senate Bill 393 and its impact on truancy in schools and across the juvenile justice system. Public Source and The Allegheny Front collaborate on a story about prisoners affected streams polluted by coal ash. And southern rock troubadour Paul Thorn performs "What the Hell is Going On?" live on Mountain Stage.

On West Virginia Morning, the newest edition of our podcast “Us & Them” explores the opinions about the Confederate flag.  And we’ll meet a musician who uses solar power to create his music.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved tuition increases for in state and out of state students at three universities.  Also a report about the disappearance of Monarch butterflies.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Glynis Board talks with Bishop Michael Bransfield about the Pope’s recent message on climate change.  Also, Beth Vorhees talks with the producers of “Jay: A Rockefeller’s Journey,” the two hour television documentary that premieres tonight.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

On West Virginia Morning, reporters Ashton Marra and Jesse Wright team up for a story about the controversies surrounding medical treatment for drug addiction.  And in honor of West Virginia Day tomorrow, we’ll meet the performers with The Travelin’ Appalachian Revue.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, we’ll hear from the coal reporter at SNL Energy about job losses in the Kentucky and West Virginia coalfields.  Details about those number are on our website.  Also, Glynis Board reports that the state has the highest number of injury related deaths in the country.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition promotes locally grown food and the group is beginning to frame its legislative agenda for 2016.  Also, the Appalachian Regional Commission is collecting information to guide its economic development efforts for the region.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Clark Davis reports on another shale discovery, this one in western West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.  And producer Catherine Moore reports from Berkeley County where citizens are asking “what’s next?”  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Glynis Board reports on how the state can meet the federal EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan.  And Beth Vorhees talks with Trey Kay about his a new episode of his podcast “Us & Them” that’s available today.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, reports about two laws taking effect today.  One of them de-regulates some aboveground storage tanks and another makes it easier for craft breweries to do business in the state.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from the state board of education meeting where members continue to react to Republican lawmakers call to repeal Common Core education standards.  And we’ll visit a farm in Garrett County, Maryland that uses traditional farming methods.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from the State Capital where the Joint Committee on Tax Reform held its fifth meeting, this one focusing on property taxes.  The story on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from legislative interim meetings at the State Capital where debate over the state’s prevailing wage continues.  And we’ll visit the Dish Café in Raleigh County – a restaurant serving food from farm to table. 

These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from legislative interim meetings at the State Capitol where lawmakers continue to debate a repeal of the Common Core education standards.  And in our occasional series “Effective From Passage,” we’ll find out about a new law taking effect today that allows hospital patients to name their caregiver who can receive private information about the patient’s health care needs. 

These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra talks with State Board of Education President Gayle Manchin about the Board’s recent meeting with the Board of Education in Kentucky.  And Pokey LaFarge is along with today’s Mountain Stage Song of the Week.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


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