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
Born in Morgantown into the West Virginia Moore-Capito political family, Moore began his career as a welder before moving into politics. In 2013, he served as an associate at the Podesta Group where he was part of a client team working on the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine (ECFMU), which was formed to represent the Party of Regions, a banned pro-Russian political party in Ukraine formed in late 1997.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Marshall University faculty and students gather for a candle-light vigil demonstrating solidarity with Ukraine.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Manchin said the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which stretches 300 miles across West Virginia and Virginia, can help European countries rely less on Russia for natural gas.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says the state’s energy producers need a way to get coal and natural gas to coastal export terminals.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Manchin says lawmakers should take a step that would punish Russia’s Vladimir Putin for waging war in Ukraine: cutting off the import of more than 500,000 barrels of oil a day.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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