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
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has made three appointments to the state's Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Officials say fewer West Virginia coal miners failed drug tests last year.Eugene White, director of the West Virginia Mine Safety Office, tells the Times…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Lawmakers received the latest numbers Monday on miners who have tested positive for drugs under a fairly new state law.The law went to effect on January…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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