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Fall Foliage Changes Coming Quickly to W.Va Hills

The weather is getting cooler, the days shorter, and the leaves have started changing. Briana Heaney sat down with Park Ranger Dave Bieri at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in the New River Gorge Park and Preserve recently to talk about why the leaves change and where to go to see some of those warm fall colors. 

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Appalachian Literature And Banned Books, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, we have a decidedly literary slant as we hear from Shepherd University's 2023 Appalachian Writer-in-Residence, and we also learn about Banned Book Week.

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Tourism Department Released First Fall Foliage Report

Jones said different elements like temperature and precipitation go into an especially vibrant season. He said all those factors are lining up this year. “We are fortunate here to have a very diverse hardwood forest in West Virginia,” Jones said. “I think this year is going to be really vibrant. And you know, I encourage everyone to get out and, in our woods, and enjoy the view.”

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