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
Philanthropist Michael Benedum was born in Bridgeport on July 16, 1869. He earned the nickname the “Great Wildcatter” based on his ability to find oil and…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University Medicine on Wednesday opened drive-thru coronavirus testing sites for pre-screened patients.The sites will be in Morgantown,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State officials are expressing hope that a trade dispute over Canadian aircraft won't affect hundreds of people working at the company's service center in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
"As an artist, you’re your own product. When all you see is everyone’s best and all you feel is your worst, it can be so defeating and crippling to be…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who inherited a national recession and coal industry downturn, says attracting business has been his six-year administration's…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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