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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House Bill 3270 would amend the state’s deliberate intent law to cap economic damages at $250,000.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On February 21, 1913, the legislature passed an act creating a workers’ compensation system.It had been a major campaign issue for incoming Governor Henry…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Coal mine safety was on the minds of Democrats in the house Tuesday; that issue was House Bill 2011, dealing with deliberate intent. The measure doesn’t…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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