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Local news stories from West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Whether it's important news events, interesting features about people and places, the latest in environmental news, stories about education or the economy, West Virginia Public Broadcasting's team of experienced reporters bring listeners in depth stories and interviews from around the state.

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Local news stories from West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Whether it's important news events, interesting features about people and places, the latest in environmental news, stories about education or the economy, West Virginia Public Broadcasting's team of experienced reporters bring listeners in depth stories and interviews from around the state.

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Great to hear

By TODDJ1979 - Jan 10 2019
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Would love to hear more regional wv news added. Not a lot from the Eastern Panhandle.

Great way to keep up on West Virginia news

By Lithia2 - Mar 22 2015
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In just about 15 minutes each morning, I can know what's going on all over the state. I also hear stories of people I know, or that I want to know.

iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
1
0
1
0

Great to hear

By TODDJ1979 - Jan 10 2019
Read more
Would love to hear more regional wv news added. Not a lot from the Eastern Panhandle.

Great way to keep up on West Virginia news

By Lithia2 - Mar 22 2015
Read more
In just about 15 minutes each morning, I can know what's going on all over the state. I also hear stories of people I know, or that I want to know.
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West Virginia Morning

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: A Closer Look At The ‘W.Va. Mountaineer’

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On this West Virginia Morning, we explore the concept of the West Virginia mountaineer. We’ll learn why the term isn’t just a sports mascot. We also bring you this week’s Mountain Stage Song of the Week.

Jan 03 2020

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Rank #2: Lawmakers Say Holocaust Education Commission Needs To Be Revived

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On this West Virginia Morning, a state commission tasked with educating middle and high schoolers about the horrific events of the Holocaust has been dormant for years. But some state leaders have been pushing for more than a year to bring it back. As Dave Mistich reports, those involved in trying to revive the commission say recent displays of anti-Semitism highlight the need for its existence.

Jan 02 2020

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Rank #3: Coal River Mountain Watch Looks Back On 20 Years Of Activisim

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On this West Virginia Morning, mountaintop removal coal mining has profoundly changed Appalachia’s landscape and people. The controversial practice blows the tops off mountains to get the coal below, and it sparked a wave of protests from affected communities. One group in the heart of West Virginia’s coal country recently marked 20 years of activism against mountaintop removal. Reporter Brittany Patterson visited Coal River Mountain Watch as the organization takes stock of two decades of work.

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #4: Tinnell Brothers Bring Feast Of The 7 Fishes Tradition To Life On The Big Screen

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On this West Virginia Morning, Feast of the Seven Fishes is a new movie set in Marion County. The comedy is adapted from a graphic novel by the same name and follows an Italian-American family on Christmas Eve. Cast members have played in productions like Jumanji, The Righteous Gemstones and The Sopranos. Jeff Tinnell is one of the film’s producers, while his brother, Bob, wrote the graphic novel. The two grew up in the area where the movie was shot. Our news director, Jesse Wright, spoke with the Tinnell brothers about the project. We hear part of that conversation.

Dec 11 2019

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Rank #5: Appalachian, Family-Owned Energy Drink ‘Dr. Enuf’ Turns 70

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On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll hear about one of the world’s earliest energy drinks that was manufactured right here in Appalachia. We also bring you this week’s Mountain Stage Song of the Week.

Dec 13 2019

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Rank #6: W.Va.'s First Capital City Wraps Up 250th Celebration

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On this West Virginia Morning, celebrations in the Northern Panhandle have been ongoing this year in the town of Wheeling – where the state of West Virginia was born. Also, in this show, we bring you a report from StateImpact Pennsylvania on shale gas imports to Scotland.

Dec 18 2019

14mins

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