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
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — It was a textbook campaign ad, red meat for a tough race — a killer freed, a governor to blame and his Republican challenger…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A former West Virginia Department of Commerce secretary forced out of his job last year will challenge his old boss for the governor’s seat. Businessman…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A pair of West Virginia Republican lawmakers who lost reelection bids in November will fill two open cabinet positions.Gov. Jim Justice appointed outgoing…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gov. Jim Justice named W. Clayton Burch as interim secretary at the West Virginia Department of Commerce on Friday, a day after forcing out his…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Manufacturing said Wednesday it is moving its West Virginia assembly plant about 20 miles to a larger location at a…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Department of Commerce gave the House and Senate Finance committees a presentation Monday morning to explore the state's competitiveness…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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