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
On this episode of The Legislature Today, there have been a number of health-related issues discussed this legislative session – from gender-affirming care, to PEIA coverage and foster care. For this week’s reporter roundtable, Chris Schulz speaks with WVPB’s Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice and Allen Siegler from Mountain State Spotlight.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The state has relaxed legal advertising restrictions so now, as of July 1, the state’s more than 1,200 limited video lottery locations can each put up a six foot square sign that identify that it is a limited video lottery location.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Lottery says the first official tax week of legal sports betting in the state will yield around $29,000 in tax revenue.Acting Lottery…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia's lottery commission has set its rules for sports betting in the state, and its director says the goal is to have sports wagering underway…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
W.Va. Set for Sports Betting After SCOTUS Decision, But Integrity Fee Has No Traction in Legislature
Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision today, West Virginia is set to have legal sports betting. State lawmakers passed a bill earlier this year in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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