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.    

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On this West Virginia Morning, the Obama Administration has released its budget for 2016 and $120 million has been designated for programs in Appalachia to help revitalize areas affected by the sharp decline in the coal industry.

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On this West Virginia Morning, We look into the new debate over concealed carry permits and drug testing some West Virginians who receive public assistance.

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On this West Virginia Morning, We hear from Ron Pennington about being a trailblazer for African Americans in professional football.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll take a close look at the prevailing wage repeal which has now passed through the senate with 18 republicans in favor and 16 democrats against.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll hear from Governor Tomblin about what he thinks of the 2016 legislative session so far and we’ll take a look at possible causes of a sharp increase of Lyme disease in West Virginia.

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On this West Virginia Morning, the chairs of the House and Senate are attempting to take on one of West Virginia's biggest problems- substance abuse.

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On West Virginia Morning we’ll hear some of the debate over the prevailing wage repeal including senator Craig Blair’s take as well as delegate Gary Howell.

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On this West Virginia Morning, new security checkpoints are being installed at the capital for the 2016 legislative session.

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On West Virginia Morning, we’ll look into The Religious Freedom Restoration Act and a new program in the eastern panhandle that is saving lives by reversing the effects of an overdose.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll hear comments from Senator Greg Boso and Delegate Woody Ireland about what they think West Virginia can do to address our changing energy climate.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we take a closer look at West Virginia’s budget issues and a new plan to expand broadband capabilities in the state.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we look at a positive outcome for a situation that had the potential to turn deadly at a Philippi school where faculty, a pastor and a state trooper were able to convince student to surrender his weapon.

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On this West Virginia Morning, We take a look at the challenges Marshall University’s new president; Jerome Gilbert plans to overcome in the coming year.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we take a closer look at the debate over the controversial Right to Work bill and hear what Senators on both sides have to say about the recently-passed legislation.

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On this West Virginia Morning, House Speaker Tim Armstead defends the repeal of the prevailing wage and the controversial right-to-work bill and says both measures will bring new business to West Virginia.

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n West Virginia Morning, We listen in to the arguments being made in the State Supreme court on the replacement of Daniel Hall Who was elected a democrat but resigned as a republican.

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On this West Virginia Morning, We take a look at Expanded mental health services in West Virginia aimed at turning the tide with our academic statistics and a preview of Ashton Marra's interview with the Governor.

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Cabell County is often thought of as ground zero for the opioid epidemic in West Virginia, but the county is working to expand its substance abuse services. The Cabell-Huntington Health Department began a needle exchange program in the fall to prevent the spread of diseases like Hepatitis and HIV linked to drug use and now is offering a course teaching community members how to administer Naloxone.

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On this West Virginia Morning, we take a look at an upcoming segment on Inside Appalachia, and differing opinions on the Right to Work bill which is currently being debated by West Virginia Lawmakers.

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On this West Virginia Morning, We take a look at the first day the 2016 legislative session and proposals laid out in last night’s State of the State address.

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