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 West Virginia Morning, a real problem facing many older adults is having enough money for their retirement. News Director Eric Douglas spoke with Josh Hodges, the chief customer officer for the National Council on Aging to learn about the help that is available for retirees and caregivers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
There is still a statewide shortage of school bus technicians and mechanics, but House Bill 2346 is expected to address that.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Noting a statewide shortage of school bus drivers, on day 60 of the 2023 Legislative Session, the House of Delegates passed House Bill 2346 to ease the pressure.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Completed Legislation Includes Treatment Bed Limits, Possible School District Consolidation And Retirees Back To Work
A bill that limits the number of substance use treatment beds per West Virginia county is now headed to the governor for his signature.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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