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
8:18 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

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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.

West Virginia Morning
8:21 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Water Quality Effects on Health

On West Virginia Morning, incoming legislative leaders tell us what they would like to hear from Governor Tomblin in his State of the State address tonight. And our water quality series continues with a look at the health effects of polluted water.

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West Virginia Morning
8:21 am
Tue January 13, 2015

State Revenues Still in Shortfall

On West Virginia Morning, Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss gives reporters an overview of the state’s budget challenges and Jessica Lilly continues her series of reports about water quality in southern West Virginia. 

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West Virginia Morning
8:17 am
Mon January 12, 2015

1939 Law Affects the Price for Gas

On West Virginia Morning, lawmakers are discussing the price of gasoline in the state.  And Jessica Lilly begins a series of reports about water quality in southern West Virginia.

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West Virginia Morning
8:53 am
Fri January 9, 2015

W.Va.'s Chemical Leak One Year Later

Friday marks one year since a chemical tainted the drinking water supply for 300,000 people in and around Charleston, leaving some without usable water for as many as ten days. State lawmakers immediately took action to regulate aboveground storage tanks like the one responsible for the contamination, but the regulatory effort is on going.

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West Virginia Morning
8:27 am
Thu January 8, 2015

The Best of 2014: Students Work with NASA to Build Model Satellite

We continue our look at our favorite stories of 2014 first with a visit to the Kanawha Charleston Humane Association. In August, Roxy Todd reported the association in the past few years has decreased their euthanization rate by some 95 percent.

Liz McCormick visited Paw Paw High School in the fall as students teamed up with NASA to build a full scale model satellite. The project started after the 7-12 school's only science teacher took her students on a field trip and thought, why can't we do that? She says her students also learned more than science along the way.

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West Virginia Morning
8:33 am
Tue January 6, 2015

The Best of 2014: Veterans Find Solace in Agriculture Programs

As we continue our recap of our favorite stories of 2014, we start by meeting a veteran who suffers from PTSD, but found his life changed when he found the West Virginia Warrior and Veterans to Agriculture Program.

A Marshall University student shares the pride she felt when her hometown was named host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. She spoke with Clark Davis about the changes she saw in Sochi, Russia, as the media previewed the Olympic games. 

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West Virginia Morning
8:11 am
Wed December 24, 2014

A West Virginia Christmas Morning

On West Virginia Morning, the song “Frosty the Snowman” has a West Virginia connection.  The man who wrote it lived in Mineral County.  And reporter Roxy Todd takes us for a ride on the Polar Express in Randolph County.

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West Virginia Morning
9:08 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Inspiring West Virginian Jake Harriman Seeks to End World Poverty

On West Virginia Morning, we’ll meet Jake Harriman, an Inspiring West Virginian who is fighting extreme poverty in the world.  And Clark Davis has a report about West Liberty University basketball.  The team is one of the best in the country…again. 

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West Virginia Morning
9:04 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Rockefeller Has Harsh Words for Most CIA Directors

On West Virginia Morning, Sen. Jay Rockefeller has harsh words for many of the CIA Directors he’s known.  Beth Vorhees continues her conversation with the senator about the CIA torture report released last week.  Also, a report about the Common Core curriculum.

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West Virginia Morning
7:56 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Rockefeller Calls Torture Un-American

On West Virginia Morning, Beth Vorhees talks with

U. S. Senator Jay Rockefeller about the reaction to the CIA torture report released last week.  And Glynis Board reports from the growing gas fields of Doddridge County.

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West Virginia Morning
7:50 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Researchers Will Monitor Morgantown Gas Drilling

On West Virginia Morning, a natural gas drilling company is teaming up with researchers as ti prepares to drill more wells near Morgantown.  Also, women are making their mark in the meat industry as butchers.

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West Virginia Morning
7:50 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Fayette Co. Business Owners Discuss Impact of Boy Scout Amendment

On West Virginia Morning, citizens in Fayette County speak out against the Boy Scout Amendment that passed in November.  They tell lawmakers that they fear the amendment will have a negative economic impact for businesses in the county.  And children’s advocates reveal their legislative wish list at the state capitol yesterday.

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West Virginia Morning
7:53 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Pooling Proposal Affects Surface and Mineral Rights Owners

On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra explains the practice of “pooling” and how it affects mineral and surface owners in the Marcellus Shale gas region of the state.  And we meet Dr. Patrice Harris, a noted physician in Atlanta who grew up in the coalfields of West Virginia.

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