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
On Sunday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration announced that its full-scale forensic investigation is now underway in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Authorities have partially reopened a stretch of road where an oil train derailed in southern West Virginia.One lane of state Route 61 reopened Friday in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
WVU Tech has canceled classes for the rest of the week of Monday, February 17, and campus residents will be provided off-site accommodations.The…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On Monday, a 109-car CSX train derailed along the Fayette-Kanawha county line, causing crude oil to spill into the Kanawha River, giant fireballs to…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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