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Appalachia, Virginia is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Appalachia, VA include 24216. The median home price in Appalachia is $32,500. More Appalachia information.

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3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast

Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast.

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3 hrs ago | KQED

Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia With No Yeast

Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast.

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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast

Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast.

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5 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Patriot Coal To Reduce Coal Production

Patriot Coal Corporation issued WARN Act notices at its Wells mining complex located near Wharton, West Virginia, and also at its Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Virginia Business

Wise County power plant recycles 1.1 million tons of waste coal

Since beginning commercial operation in July 2012, Dominion Virginia Power's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Wise County has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal.

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Black Enterprise

Earth Day 2014: How One Poet Uses Her Art To Save a Community

Crystal Good is a West Virginian poet and social entrepreneur who uses her art to spark interest and change.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Woot

The Debunker: Did Elizabethans Really Talk Like Americans?

Put on a purple hat and rent some Corgis: Queen Elizabeth II is turning 87 years old this month! In honor of Her Majesty, we've asked Jeopardy! smart-arse Ken Jennings to spend the month debunking misinformation about the monarchy.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Don Blankenship: Why did MSHA insist on ventilation change?

The ubbneveragain.com  documentary points out that the government insisted on changes in the directional flow of the air at Upper Big Branch mine that resulted in a reduced volume of airflow.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

New River Gorge National River

2014 youth arts in the parks art contest exhibit

In partnership with Tamarack and the school systems of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers counties, New River Gorge National River sponsored an art contest for area students in grades K - 12. Students learned about the region's wildflowers and Appalachian ecology while they created art using watercolors, oil pastels, pencils, clay, paper, and ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Shrinking salamanders linked to climate change in study

Wild salamanders that live in the Appalachian Mountains are shrinking because they must burn more energy as the local climate gets hotter and drier, according to a new study.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Geologists link small quakes to fracking

Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

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Star-Telegram.com

Bountville shows off its bluegrass roots

Quiet wooded area with Wi-Fi and cable TV. Tent decks $24, full-hookup RV sites $42, nice furnished cabins from $160 for two nights.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Shepherd professor elected president of the Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, professor of English and modern languages at Shepherd University, has been elected president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2014-15.

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LiveScience

Salamanders Shrink as Climate Heats Up

Wild salamanders that live in the Appalachian Mountains are shrinking because they must burn more energy as the local climate gets hotter and drier, according to a new study.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading the state to issue new permit conditions in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Sea Level Fest, "Bagels and Bluegrass"

Tidewater Arts Outreach presents the Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival, which has plenty of free things to do in Norfolk, including a songwriting workshop at the School of Rock, 430 Boush St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, and an open mic showcase at event central on the corner of Colley and Brandon avenues from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The record Online

Native azaleas due for show and tell

The Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will meet at noon Thursday, April 17, at Wicomico Parish Church Hall, 5191 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Nicki Royall Peet to sign books in Yorktown, April 8

Peninsula resident Nicki Royall Peet, author of "The Shaman's Daughter," will speak about her life as a writer and sign copies of her book on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon at Grace Episcopal Church Parish House in Yorktown.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

CBS News

Affordable Care for those still uninsured

Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare and ineligible for Medicaid The following is a script from "The Health Wagon" which aired on April 6, 2014.

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National Public Radio

Stereotypes Of Appalachia Obscure A Diverse Picture

Children in sepia-toned clothes with dirt-smeared faces. Weathered, sunken-eyed women on trailer steps chain-smoking Camels.

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