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The Washington Post
Washingtona s wintry double-whammy, explained
The Washington, D.C. metro region was visited by two early-December winter precipitation events .
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Photos: East Coast Winter Weather
Michael Palmisano pulls his 2-year-old son, Blake, in a wagon as a light snow falls in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Mister S Record Release Party at the Lair
Any musician who cites Virginian bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley and the Norwegian black metal of Burzum as influences is going to draw my interest.
National Public Radio
Snow Follows On Heels Of Ice Storm In The East
A person walks on a deserted walkway on a snowy morning in New York City Tuesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
More snow forecast for mid-Atlantic, Appalachians
Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ain't It Cool News
Mr. Beaks Talks Out of the Furnace With Writer-Director Scott Cooper
Born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, Scott Cooper witnessed first-hand the slow, sad decline of America's Rust Belt.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
What rural Appalachia eats
Diabetes and obesity are at epic proportions in rural, impoverished regions in Southwestern Virginia.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
ARS ambulance catches fire
Appalachia Rescue Squad member Jody Davidson was on duty in the squad station early Tuesday morning watching a movie when he noticed smoke in the building.
Wild Goose uprising
Worshipers are beginning to refer to Wild Goose as their "thin place" . One of the newest 1001 worshiping communities in the Presbyterian Church has a history of life, death and resurrection.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Big Snow/Ice Storm predicted for East Coast this weekend
If you are a "snow hound" like a lot of people around Hampton Roads, you have likely seen posts on various Facebook groups and blogs about a possible major winter storm next weekend for the East Coast.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Daily News Leader
Southern roots transcend current politics
Virginia has been transformed from a conservative Southern state to a centrist Mid-Atlantic one, Robert McCartney proclaimed in a recent Washington Post column.
Free Mike Roselle From Jail: Free Appalachia From Mountaintop Removal
Nearly four years ago, long-time environmental activist and Kentucky-native Mike Roselle sat in the Southern Regional Jail in Beaver, West Virginia, with one simple message: Mountaintop removal mining, the most egregious human rights and environmental violation tolerated in our nation, must be abolished, not regulated.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Daily Record
Mountain Vision has been providing assistance to Appalachian residents for 20 years
Founder Mike Thompson, an employee of the Christian Children's Home, never dreamed the ministry to Appalachia would continue for years, yet it has not only endured, it has thrived.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
'UBS Eight' still in jail for fighting mountain-top removal
The battle against coal mining by Mountain Top Removal has been fought by the people of Appalachia over generations.
NCRC Releases Report on Capital and Credit Access for Small Businesses in the Appalachian Region
WASHINGTON , Nov. 26 -- The National Community Reinvestment Coalition issued the following news release: Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released a report entitled "Access to Capital and Credit in Appalachia and the Impact of the Financial Crisis and Recession on Commercial Lending and Finance in the Region."
More rain forecast locally
The rain that dampened this area Tuesday and is expected to continue today is part of a sprawling storm that started in the West and now is bearing down on the East Coast with a mix of snow and rain, along with gusting winds.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Student researches thyroid disorders
Maddison Couch, a junior at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, spent last summer researching thyroid disorders in Central Appalachia after both her grandmother and mother were diagnosed with thyroid-related syndromes.
The Great Appalachian Storm: Nov 25-26, 1950
November is a time for big storms and there was a monster raking much of the eastern half of the U.S. 63 years ago.
'Catholics use wine, why can't I use snakes?' Serpent-handling...
A snake handling preacher has vowed to continue worshipping with deadly rattlesnakes despite the threat of jail - and being bitten four times.