On this West Virginia Morning, family recipes are a way for people to connect with their ancestors, but what do you do when the measurements for the recipe aren’t exact and you’ve never actually tried Grandma’s potato candy. Brenda Sandoval in Harper’s Ferry had to find out. Inside Appalachia’s Capri Cafaro has more.
2021 will offer us all some new beginnings. Political leaders take office with the prospect of a COVID vaccine on the horizon.
However, millions of people are reeling from the economic consequences of the pandemic. Millions more are angry over the election outcome. How do we move our democracy forward?
Our Us & Them virtual dinner party is back – this time, for dessert. Our guests, from across the divide, will talk about how honest, open conversation can help us come together.
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This episode of Us & Them is presented with support from the West Virginia Humanities Council and the CRC Foundation.
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On this West Virginia Morning, more than a decade ago, Huntington made headlines as the “fattest city in the nation.” We listen to an excerpt from our latest episode of Us & Them with host Trey Kay Kay, where we look at continuing efforts to teach healthy habits in West Virginia.
According to recent health rankings, West Virginia tops the charts for the rates of obesity and diabetes. More than a decade ago, Huntington, West Virginia made headlines as "the nation’s fattest city." Since then, some things have changed.
That number is higher than the population of eight counties in the state, according to U.S. Census data. That includes Wirt, Pendleton, Calhoun, Tucker, Gilmour, Pleasants, Doddridge and Pocahontas counties. CDC data indicates more than 2,600 people in the state have died from the virus on average per year.