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
Before the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to block a railroad strike, Gov. Jim Justice weighed in on the issue.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A judge in Frankfort on Tuesday ordered Justice to pay a nearly $3 million penalty, plus interest, over mine reclamation work at three sites in eastern Kentucky that was not completed before deadline.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A resolution to legal issues between West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family and businesses and Virginia-based Carter Bank & Trust has been reached.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Justice family companies’ difficulties paying taxes over the years are well documented. But tax collectors haven’t been the only ones trying to…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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