Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
There is a chance that human trafficking is going on right in front of us, but most of us don’t know what to look for. In the second of our three-part series on human trafficking in West Virginia, we learn more about the law enforcement and prosecution side of the issue.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Phone service was knocked out to emergency call centers for several hours in numerous West Virginia counties on Tuesday. Residents in some counties were advised to use alternative business numbers to call during the 911 outage.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, we continue with the second of our three-part series on human trafficking in West Virginia. We talk with law enforcement experts about how to spot human trafficking and the ways it is being investigated.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Kara Vance, a physical education teacher for both Alum Creek Elementary and Kenna Elementary in Kanawha County, earned West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Above and Beyond Award for October, which recognizes excellence and creativity of Mountain State teachers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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