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News consumers in the heartland

Ted Koppel talks with Trump voters in West Virginia about their views on the president's COVID-19 diagnosis, and explores the increasing reliance on partisan social media sources for one's news

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Lawmakers vote to let foster care agencies turn away LGBTQ youth, parents

Charleston – In the state with the highest per capita rate of children in state custody in the country, a group of West Virginia lawmakers voted this week to remove

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Solo-Hiking the AT During a Summer of Political Chaos

What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer of bitter political upheaval? Everything you can imagine, from scary moments of racism to new friendships to soaring epiphanies ab

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Anthony Bourdain talks about feeling ‘disarmed’ visiting gun-loving Trump backers in West Virginia

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” is beginning its 11th season with a trip to West Virginia. The man who has tried food in some of the most challenging locations around the world is now going into the heart of President Donald TrumpR

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A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility

A Washingtonian pitched an idea for a business institute in a rural area. Both sides had to overcome their own biases first.

Politics | Politics

Tourism under Trump: Can recreation in Appalachia revive a struggling economy?

It’s mid-April, and the New River flows lazily past the town of Thurmond, West Virginia between ridges marked by the mix of leafless brown and electric green that signals the moment just before nature explodes

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Gonzaga clamps down late to hold off West Virginia

Before the defensive stand that sent Gonzaga to the Elite Eight, Nigel Williams-Goss approached Silas Melson with a last-second adjustment. Williams-Goss asked to guard Jevon Carter, the West Virginia guard who led the Mountaineers in scoring this season

Sports | Cycling

Hilly Billy Roubaix

It's not really a documentary, not really a short film, but somewhere in between. Here's a video I produced covering the Hilly Billy Roubaix, a 72 mile…

Sports | 2016 March Madness

No. 14 Stephen F. Austin upset West Virginia 70-56

NEW YORK (AP) Thomas Walkup scored 33 points and 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin faced down West Virginia's full-court pressure with some of its own in-your-face defense, pulling off a rugged, 70-56 first-round upset of the third-seeded Mountaineers Friday

Sports | Archived Articles

Kentucky mauls Mountaineers on the way to 37-0 and another Elite Eight | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Wildcats held West Virginia to its lowest point total in a Sweet 16 game in the shot clock era.