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
The limit would be lowered to 50 micrograms per cubic meter per eight-hour shift, down from 100.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, a group of state legislative and education leaders will soon embark on another national economic development tour. The program, called ChooseWV, tells West Virginia’s story directly to those who can make a major job and industry impact.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is building the Underground Mine Safety and Health Research Program facility to primarily research mine explosions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A 73-year-old coal miner who was killed on the job in Mingo County becomes the first fatality of 2023.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The public is invited to tour the Itmann Company store in Wyoming County this weekend. The historic building has been on the market for years after a former politician and Wyoming County native purchased the structure.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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