Free Fishing Weekend Planned June 10, 11
West Virginia’s Free Fishing Weekend will return June 10-11, 2023.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting's reporters choose their favorite stories from 2020, a tough year filled with fascinating stories of resilience.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On Monday, two county school boards struck down the state’s first application to establish a public charter school. The proposed program, dubbed West Virginia Academy, would have been located in Morgantown and served Mongonalia and Preston counties, focusing on academic achievement across K-12 classrooms, including an International Baccalaureate curriculum.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
When the Coronavirus pandemic was declared in March, it created new challenges for single parents deemed essential, especially when day cares shut down. Jessica Lilly spoke with working moms coping with this reality to get a sense of what they’re up against.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Fifty years ago, on November 14, 1970, a plane carrying 75 members of the Marshall University football team, boosters and community leaders crashed on approach to Huntington Tri-State airport, killing everyone on board.The crash changed the university as the students and faculty grieved. The accident also changed the city of Huntington, and the relationship between the university and the town as well.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Robert E. Murray, the former CEO and president of the now-bankrupt Murray Energy, has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Labor for black lung benefits. For years, Murray and his company fought against federal mine safety regulations aimed at reducing the debilitating disease.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Did West Virginia inspire the John Denver Song “Take Me Home, County Roads?” The song is one of the things people across the globe connect with West Virginia. But there’s a debate about whether the song was really even written about the state. This year marks the 50th anniversary for the song.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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