This week's broadcast was recorded on campus of Ohio University with the help of our affiliate WOUB Public Media. We'll hear performances from Rissi Palmer, Cheryl Wheeler, Joslyn & the Sweet Compression, Maia Sharp, and Kenny White. Join us starting Friday March 3 on our NPR Music affiliates.
Listen this week for an encore show featuring performances by Peter Mulvey, SistaStrings, Kyshona, Jill Sobule, and Smith & Sollee.
The Senate had nine bills on third reading Wednesday, including a bill to improve law enforcement’s awareness of, and ability to interact with, citizens with certain mental health conditions. Also up for consideration were bills amending school athletics eligibility and new requirements for school board membership.
GenBioPro, a manufacturer of generic mifepristone, commonly known as an abortion pill, is suing in federal court to invalidate West Virginia’s medication abortion ban.
This week’s encore episode of Mountain Stage features a pickers paradise as we’re treated to sets from J2B2, the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, plus the GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass group Della Mae, 2019 IBMA Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year Tray Wellington and his band, plus a duo set from Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, and topical singer-songwriter Crys Matthews.
- Wilco's Spring Tour Brings Them To Mountain Stage In Athens, Ohio
- Listen: The Steel Wheels Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week, 'Under'
- Listen: West Virginia Indie-Rocker William Matheny Has Our Mountain Stage Song of the Week From 2021
- Listen: Oshima Brothers Have The Mountain Stage Song of the Week: "Colorblind"
This week on Inside Appalachia, we go back to school with West Virginia women who are training to fill the shortage of construction jobs. And, EMTs and first responders take care of Appalachian communities, but who’s watching out for them? We’ll also talk with country music star Morgan Wade about what it’s like to play in Nashville one week and then return to your hometown stage the next.
Coal Association President Chris Hamilton said the 300-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline would displace coal-fired electricity generation in North Carolina.
This is the fourth story in News Director Eric Douglas' series of interviews called "Getting Into Their Reality: Caring For Aging Parents.” Douglas spoke with Vicky Foster, the CEO of Kanawha Valley Senior Services.
Over the phone, Tosha Smith explained that the Lincoln County Cloggers had suspended classes for new cloggers for the first half of 2023. They were preparing for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in April and didn’t have time to devote to newbies. “We’ll offer that class for beginners in the fall,” she said. “But you could still come out for a lesson.”
On this episode of The Legislature Today, the Senate passed a bill that would allow the concealed carry of handguns on the state’s university campuses. Reporter Chris Schulz has more.
Naloxone clinics are coming to the Eastern Panhandle to help educate locals on what to do in case of an opioid overdose.
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