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Cemeteries Project Revives The Stories Of W.Va. Veterans

The West Virginia National Cemeteries Project pairs history graduate students from West Virginia University with high school students from Grafton High School to delve into the lives of veterans buried in the local cemeteries.

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Preserving The Homemade Music Of West Virginia's Hollows

Old-time music is a large part of West Virginia’s heritage – it is the folk music of the state. And although it has now gained the popularity of people…

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Weirton’s Serbian Heritage Is A Chicken Blast

Every summer Wednesday since 1969, members of the Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church Men’s Club have gathered at the Serbian Picnic Grounds along King’s…

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‘We’re Going To Do It No Matter What’: Appalachian Queer Film Festival Is Back, With Plans To Stay

When civil rights attorney-turned-filmmaker Jon Matthews agreed to start a film festival with his friend Tim Ward, Matthews said the title alone was the…

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