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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West Virginia’s secretary of revenue is warning of potential budget cuts over the next few years.In a news release, Secretary Dave Hardy said Gov. Jim…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Jim Justice and officials from the state Department of Revenue say West Virginia has hit a historic moment in general revenue collections.In a press…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A federal investigation of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has widened to include a range of tax documents on the governor's expansive business portfolio,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia tax officials say collections of nearly $949 million so far this fiscal year are 3.7 percent or almost $34 million higher than the same…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State officials expect a $353 million deficit for the current budget year as revenues from unearthing coal, oil and natural gas continue to drop.The…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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