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
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Legislators learned Monday there are more than 300 teens in out-of-state facilities because there’s no place to house them in West Virginia and there are approximately 83 vacancies in the state’s Child and Adult Protective ServicesContinue Reading Take Me to More News
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