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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.More from West Virginia Morning »

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W.Va. Demonstrators Defend Affordable Care Act

On West Virginia Morning, Appalachia Health News reporter Kara Lofton covered a rally in Charleston where demonstrators are seeking to save the Affordable Care Act and we'll have a report about the ACA and rural hospitals and health clinics. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

Author Sees Link Between Addiction and Election

On West Virginia Morning, Dave Mistich talks with the author of "Dreamland" about the opioid addiction that has ravaged communities in Appalachia and the Bottle Rockets perform our Mountain Stage song of the week. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

House Lawmakers Want to Know How Many Vehicles the State Owns

On West Virginia Morning, Clark Davis looks at the Rock Creek Development Park one of former Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's pet projects and Liz McCormick reports on legislation to manage the state's fleet of government vehicles. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

Moody's Downgrades W. Va. Bond Rating

On West Virginia Morning, cancer mortality rates are higher in rural Appalachia than in other parts of the country. Appalachia Health News reporter Kara Lofton looks into that and deputies in Monongalia County are using body cameras for the first time. Anne Li will have the details. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

Senator Explains Bill to Eliminate W. Va. Income Tax

On West Virginia Morning, statehouse reporter Ashton Marra talks with Senator Robert Karnes about his bill to eliminate the personal income tax and The Allegheny Front's Julie Grant reports on the Waters of the U.S. rule which President Trump has vowed to repeal. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

Is Water From an Abandoned Coal Mine Fit to Drink?

On West Virginia Morning, some residents in Wheeling debate whether the city should protect unauthorized immigrants as a sanctuary city and reporter Anne Li talks with Inside Appalachia host Jessica Lilly about the risks of drinking untreated water from an abandoned coal mine. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

TRIP Report: W.Va. Roads in Bad Shape

On West Virginia Morning, a new national report says the state's bad roads are costing drivers a lot of money and Inside Appalachia host Jessica Lilly talks with a Wyoming County family about the quality of their water. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

House Works Again to Provide SBA Funding to W. Va. Schools for the Deaf and Blind

On West Virginia Morning, the latest news from the West Virginia Legislature and Appalachian Health News reporter Kara Lofton talks with president of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield about a change in their hospital policies. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

House Works Again to Provide SBA Funding to W. Va. Schools for the Deaf and Blind

New Director Seeks to Make Minority Affairs Office More Visible

On West Virginia Morning, statehouse reporter Ashton Marra talks with Senate President Mitch Carmichael about his goal to eliminate the state's income tax and Beth Vorhees talks with Dr. William White who now leads of state's office of Minority Affairs. That's on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

Abortion Providers Closing Clinics in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia

On West Virginia Morning, the House of Delegates is considering a bill that would strengthen the penalties for violating whistleblower protections and access to abortion is being restricted in West Virginia and surrounding states. These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia's story.

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