On this West Virginia Morning, an opening partly in French isn’t what you might expect in a film set in West Virginia, but the new documentary O Pioneer is unusual. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Jonathan Lacoque and Clara Lehman, the makers behind their film, to learn what O Pioneer means.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia University Board of Governors gave President E. Gordon Gee a one-year contract extension Monday amid a budget shortfall, falling enrollment and plans to cut some academic offerings.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A federal judge in West Virginia has ruled that the state corrections agency can't force an incarcerated atheist and secular humanist to participate in religiously-affiliated programming to be eligible for parole.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
With weather systems expected to hardly budge, the smoky blanket billowing across the U.S. and Canada from wildfires in Quebec and Nova Scotia should persist into Thursday and possibly the weekend.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new abortion provider is opening this year in Democratic-controlled Maryland — just across from deeply conservative West Virginia, where state lawmakers recently passed a near-total abortion ban.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Blue collar jobs could see a mass worker shortage soon, but a group from Wyoming hopes to spur interest in the profession. Tyler Sasse, founder and CEO of the Western Welding Academy based in Gillette, Wyoming, brought his tour to the Marion County Technical Center on Monday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this episode of The Legislature Today, we have another Friday reporter roundtable. This week, Chris Schulz and WVPB’s Energy and Environment Reporter Curtis Tate are joined by Leah Willingham from the Associated Press.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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