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
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The role of education in the state’s business future was a key talking point at this week’s West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Business Summit.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
As part of our “Returning Home” radio series, Eric Douglas spoke with Crystal Mersh about her return to Calhoun County. Mersh is the CEO of Quality Executive Partners, a consulting firm that provides expert support in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, advanced therapy and medical device fields.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia's state university and commerce officials say plastics and chemical manufacturing, cybersecurity, higher-end tourism and automotive assembly…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind Gov. Jim Justice's proposed Commercial Activities Tax, or CAT tax.The 0.045 percent…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
While business groups in West Virginia and some of the state's largest corporations are organizing to oppose any new "religious freedom" laws, campaign…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Cole says West Virginia needs a full-time governor to address the state's challenges.His comments Thursday at the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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