High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, Wetzel County has seen the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 deaths. Amelia Knisely explored how the pandemic has impacted its community.
Also, in this show, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation recently awarded the West Virginia Land Trust a grant for habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Curtis Tate spoke with Mike Slattery, landscape partnership coordinator for the service’s Northeast Region, about how the health of species in West Virginia can affect the bay.
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