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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West Virginia Morning
8:19 am
Wed February 25, 2015

House Erupts in Debate Over Mine Safety

Some heated debate took place in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday as a proposal about transporting mining equipment was discussed. The idea caused concern for some as it does appear to relax some safety rules.


West Virginia Morning
8:17 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Fracking Opponents and Supporters Speak Out

On this West Virginia Morning, we bring you that latest developments in the fracking Debate with both sides speaking out over New York’s decision to ban the horizontal drilling industry.

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West Virginia Morning
8:21 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Division of Natural Resources Highlights Budget Shortcomings

Coming up on West Virginia Morning, we take a look at how some folks in communities dependent on coal jobs are making the transition to new work, The Department of Natural Resources' budget woes, and we’ll have the latest on the protest at the capital over the repeal of prevailing wages.

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West Virginia Morning
8:17 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Thomas Makes Valentine's Day Interesting

On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll hear from President of WVU Gordan Gee about WVU’s Day at the Legislature. And Roxy Todd brings us a story about a small town in West Virginia and their special Valentine’s Day gift. We also have out Mountain Stage Song of the Week.

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News
8:22 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Abortion Bill Approved

On this West Virginia Morning, Liz McCormick brings us the story on how the Pain-capable Unborn Child Protection Act was ultimately passed, and Ashton Marra brings us up to date on a potential breakthrough for businesses like Uber to operate in WV.

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News
8:16 am
Fri February 6, 2015

New Gun Rights at the Capitol Complex Under House Passed Bill

On this West Virginia Morning, We take a look at a bill that passed the house yesterday that allows loaded firearms to be stored in vehicles parked near the capital complex for anyone who is visiting and has the proper licensing. Also we have some highlights from the prevailing wage issue being discussed in the senate.

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West Virginia Morning
8:18 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Police Body Cameras Coming to WV

Coming up on West Virginia Morning, Newly-elected republican representatives seek to change the way supreme court justices are appointed, and Clark Davis brings us new information on body cameras for policeman all around the state.

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West Virginia Morning
8:16 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Vaccine Bill Provision Loses Support

Coming up on West Virginia Morning, Three senators have removed their names from a bill once they realized that it would make religious belief a valid reason for exemption from vaccines that are required for children to attend school.

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West Virginia Morning
8:16 am
Mon February 2, 2015

John Nakashima Speaks About Child Poverty

On this West Virginia Morning, We take a look at West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s upcoming documentary The First Thousand Days: Investing in West Virginia Kids When It Counts, and Roxy Todd brings us the results of the 10th annual cast iron cook off.

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West Virginia Morning
8:36 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Floor Session Remarks Spark Debate

On West Virginia Morning, remarks spark a not-so-respectful debate lasting nearly an hour at the end of the floor session yesterday and Liz McCormick will bring us up to date on that.

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West Virginia Morning
8:41 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Republicans Back Expensive Audit of DOH

On this West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra brings us up to date on republican-backed bill that would audit the Division of Highways and could cost the state half a million dollars.

West Virginia Morning
8:29 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Delegates Discuss Liability Reform

On this West Virginia Morning, Liz McCormick brings us up to date with the house of delegates as they discuss possible changes to how official blame is placed during lawsuits

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West Virginia Morning
8:57 am
Tue January 27, 2015

House Committee Vows to Help Small Business

Judiciary chairs Sen. Charles Trump (R) Morgan County and Del. John Shott (R) Mercer County discuss tort reform, non-partisan election of judges and other issues on West Virginia Morning. 

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West Virginia Morning
8:18 am
Fri January 23, 2015

House Bill 2001 Sparks Spirited Debate

On this West Virginia Morning, we bring you up to date on the third reading of House Bill 2001, Ashton Marra's interview with Gayle Manchin, and our pick for our Mountain Stage Song of the Week.

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West Virginia Morning
8:21 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Mine Accident Victims and Their Families Speak Out

Coming up on West Virginia Morning, Possible changes to the rules concerning lawsuits over certain workplace injuries in West Virginia’s coal industry are being challenged by coal mining accident victims and their families.

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West Virginia Morning
8:29 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Afghanistan War Not Over for Some

On this episode of West Virginia Morning, we go along on drills with the Army Reserves 363rd as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan from Grafton.

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West Virginia Morning
8:23 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Ashton Marra Interviews Governor Tomblin

News
8:35 am
Mon January 19, 2015

A Closer Look at Coffee

Coming up on West Virginia Morning, We take a closer look at Coffee and a racially-motivated incident in Pocahontas County.

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West Virginia Morning
8:23 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Republican House and Senate Begin Repeals

On this episode of West Virginia Morning, We bring you our fifth and final installment of our series Water in the Coalfields and our mountain stage song of the week.

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West Virginia Morning
8:21 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Governor Tomblin Outlines 2015 Agenda

One this episode of West Virginia Morning, Governor Tomblin emphasized reaching across the aisle and moving the state forward last night during his state of the state address. And we continue our series on water quality.

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