WV has what some would
consider a sordid history of political corruption--a history US Attorney
William J. Ihlenfeld (pictured) is determined to prevent from repeating itself. During a
news conference in Wheeling this week, Ihlenfeld outlined just how he hopes to
achieve that.The toll free hotline number is 855-WVA-FEDS and email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
volunteers Roxy Todd and Emily Newton are traveling up and down U.S. Route 219
in West Virginia recording interviews,
stories and oral histories from the people who call the Seneca Trail home. Today they reminisce with a farm family in
Renick in Greenbrier County. Traveling 219 is made
possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the West
Virginia Humanities Council. For more information
about the series go to traveling219.com.
East Tennessee State's Fred Sauceman talks about his grandmother's gift of making food in this essay.
Members of Reconnecting
McDowell, a public-private partnership focusing on revitalizing McDowell County,
are in the process of designing a strategic plan. Suzanne Higgins spoke to
several leaders of the project about its status 5 months into their 5-year
commitment. Former Wv First Lady Gayle Manchin (pictured) leads the project.
Hikers, mountain bikers, hunters and fishermen now have access to about 3,000 acres along the Blackwater River in Tucker County. The property is the state’s newest wildlife management area, providing an important connection between the Monongahela National Forest to the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Pictured: fisherman in Blackwater River
April 14 and 15, 2012
marked the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster. The ship hit
an iceberg in the North Atlantic during its maiden voyage from England to
killing more than 1500 people. In Kingwood, a group of fashion students
from West Virginia University marked the date with a tea and a fashion show featuring the Edwardian
style clothing that would have been worn onboard. (Story w/pictures)
The music in this story and all of our incidental
music on our program this week is from a newly released double CD containing
the soundtrack from the 1997 film from Titanic and a disc entitled “Gentlemen,
It Has Been A Privilege Playing With You Tonight” with music the famed Titanic orchestra played
as the ship went down. It’s on the Sony
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