Oral History Project continues during FestivALL 2008

Posted May 6, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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Edited by Suzanne Higgins

FestivALL 2008, a city-wide celebration of the arts, is scheduled to begin on WV Day, June 20 in Charleston. For the oral history project, visitors come to WV Public Broadcasting to record conversations about their lives. Last year, 82-year-old Hal Day and his daughter Christie recorded this excerpt.

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Children’s book about coal mining

Posted May 5, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Beth Vorhees

Casey Erwin has written a children’s book: Our Daddy is a Coal Miner.

Bethany professor uses musical talents to create a new sound

Posted May 5, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Keri Brown

Aaron Carey has been playing heavy metal and rock music for most of his life. But over the past 6 years, his style of music has changed. He’s now focusing on using his guitar to produce more folk type music that combines his Native American and Celtic heritage.

Wound care centers play vital role in health care

Posted May 5, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Ashley Smith

All of us have had wounds or cuts of some type. For many patients, this means regular trips to hospital wound care centers. There are three such centers in the Charleston area; one is run by Thomas Memorial Hospital.

Bill Clinton visits WV

Posted May 2, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Emily Corio

Former Pres. Bill Clinton drew hundreds of people to a campaign rally Thursday at WVU in Morgantown. Even early morning rain didn’t keep supporters and spectators away.

Union leaders meet to discuss proposed Wheeling Pitt merger

Posted May 2, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Keri Brown

On Thursday, we reported a proposed merger between Esmark, the parent company of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, and India-based Essar. United Steelworkers Union leaders met behind closed doors on at the local union hall in Martins Ferry Ohio on Thursday to discuss the plans.

In Man, Obama’s race and name give Clinton advantage

Posted May 2, 2008 by wvpublicbroadcasting
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By Anna Sale

Polls and national pundits aren’t giving Barack Obama much hope for a victory in WV. A March poll showed Hillary Clinton leading Obama by 28 percentage points, with 18% undecided. In the small town of Man in Logan County, Hillary Clinton has nothing to worry about this primary season.