Author: Liz McCormick

Rallies, Legal Action, Grassroots Movements – A Year of Debate Over Proposed W.Va. Plant

This summer will mark one year since thousands of residents in Jefferson County, West Virginia, started a movement to rally against a Denmark-based company called Rockwool. The company’s proposed West Virginia plant would manufacture stone wool insulation across the street from an elementary school. The issue has sparked contention throughout […]

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Three WV Moms Deal Hope Amid Opioid Epidemic

A group of people fighting the opioid epidemic in Berkeley County is garnering national attention (The New Yorker, CBS). In the Hope Dealer Project, three women work together to drive people struggling with addiction to inpatient detox or rehabilitation centers — pushing the message that recovery is possible. “Dealing Hope Instead of […]

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Concerns over Trump agenda brings hundreds to gather outside of democrat retreat in West Virginia

Hundreds of protesters gathered across the street from the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown Thursday morning as United States Democratic Senators held their annual retreat inside. On Thursday morning, Harpers Ferry resident Cheryl Kemp joined some 250 people gathered outside the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown. She says she came out because […]

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