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
2016 Legislative Session
Cigarettes are getting more expensive in West Virginia.To balance the state budget, West Virginia will raise its cigarette tax by 65 cents to $1.20 a pack…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
While Republican West Virginia legislative leaders rammed a right-to-work bill into law this year, unions and business groups spent almost $1.8 million…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The deadline for state employees, retirees and teachers to sign up for or change health insurance plans ended on Sunday, May 15, 2016.Sunday marked the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill that requires voters to show some form of identification before casting a ballot at his or her polling place…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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