Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Charleston-based non-profit Quality Insights have developed a new e-learning system aimed to help healthcare workers reduce the stigma around people with substance use disorder.
From 2012: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Blue Highway, The Pines, The McCrary Sisters, and John FullbrightIn this podcast episode, we look back to March of 2012 when we partnered with the Birthplace of Country Music in Bristol, Tennessee.
On this West Virginia Morning, we bring you three stories about the live-saving COVID-19 vaccines. First, our health reporter June Leffler speaks with infectious disease experts who say the vaccines are safe. Then, we bring you two stories about vaccine hesitancy: how vaccine hesitancy is hindering the vaccination campaign in the Ohio Valley and how Virginia Tech researchers are tackling misinformation.
Since first declaring a state of emergency in March 2020, Gov. Jim Justice has issued 91 executive orders related to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, he signed a new, six-page order, undoing more than two-thirds of what he’s signed into temporary law over the last year.
You can hear Rosanne Cash’s entire set with more songs from The List on this week’s archive edition of Mountain Stage from 2008, on a special episode recorded at historic Town Hall in New York City. We’ll also be treated to performances from Rodney Crowell, Bruce Cockburn, Billy Bragg, and Ferron. Listen on these public radio stations starting Friday April 16.
- From 2007: Regina Spektor, Asleep At The Wheel, They Might Be Giants, Matt White & the subdudes
- Listen: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
- Podcast: Darrell Scott, Kathy Mattea, Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, and Todd Burge
- Listen: Regina Spektor Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week
The Legislature Today
During The 2021 Session, West Virginia Lawmakers Teed Up Three Proposed Constitutional Amendments. Here’s What They’d Do
While any 60-day legislative session focuses on the hundreds of bills introduced and considered, Republican supermajorities this year helped push three proposed constitutional amendments to the ballot for voters to ponder.
- The Legislature Today Discusses Criminal Justice Reform, State Budget, Personal Income Tax Repeal
- The Legislature Today Discusses Personal Income Tax Repeal, Fiscal Policy, Medicaid Coverage, Criminal Justice
- The Legislature Today Explores Governor's Personal Income Tax Repeal Proposal, Education Savings Accounts
- The Legislature Today Discusses Broadband Expansion, Education Bills, Personal Income Tax Repeal Proposal
We have a packed episode of Inside Appalachia this week, stuffed with stories of family strife and struggle, revolutionary artists fighting against stereotypes, legendary lawbreakers, matriarchal moonshiners and the badmen of one of Appalachia’s biggest battles — the Baldwin-Felts detectives.
Board members for the West Virginia School Building Authority approved Monday almost $75 million for school construction projects.Twenty nine counties applied for construction funds, but just seven counties made the cut.
Monday night could be another turning point for the matter, as council members decide what specific guidelines harm reduction programs must follow. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Charleston’s convention center.
As the price of gas declines, why aren't West Virginians' natural gas bills going down? Turns out, it's due to surcharges, tacked on by industries, allowed by the West Virginia Legislature and pushed by the current PSC chairman--Charlotte Lane--when she was a lobbyist for the natural gas industry.
The CDC reported a hopeful statistic in the country's fight against the coronavirus on Sunday. On Monday, every adult in the country will be eligible to register to be vaccinated.
Virginia Tech researchers asked a group of Appalachians who they trusted the most from a list of 15 healthcare-related choices. According to Dr. Michelle Rockwell, lead investigator on the project, most people surveyed said they trusted a primary care doctor.
Unplugged oil and gas wells and abandoned mine lands pose serious health risks to residents. But according to reports from the regional think tank Ohio River Valley Institute, those sites could be providing thousands of jobs for the region, if the federal government invests in mitigating the issues.
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