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, Randy Yohe talks with state business development manager Meghan Smith and workforce developer Dave Lavender about the re-established West Virginia Film Office and revamped Film Tax Credit. They say film production companies bringing new revenues and jobs may soon be calling out lights, camera, action.
Also, in this show, some West Virginia residents who rely on federal assistance to pay for food could soon have to prove they’re working in order to receive benefits. Amelia Knisely has the story.
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