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  1. Folklore, Pathological Passion and the AppalachiansRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bronte Blog

    ... Jr., West Virginia State University Appalachian Studies Association Conference 2017: Restitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond its Borders, April 5-8, 2018 In keeping with the theme of the conference, both Lee Maynard's Crum trilogy and Denise ...

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  2. To get treatment at a free clinic, the crowds come early - sometimes the night beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    ... had camped overnight, others were just arriving in the dark. The day before, more than 1,250 people from all over Appalachia showed up for free medical, dental and vision care. Puffs of cigarette smoke curled in the cool morning air. The sky was ...

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  3. Learning, embracing our Appalachian heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... I have, and I hope readers realize that Vance's story is not the story of all families that have come out of Appalachia, both those with origins there as well as those who have opted to remain there. His story reinforces stereotypes and perpetuates ...

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  4. Appalachian Gas On Collision Course?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Xpress projects come on-line this year and next, respectively. All of that activity has caused deliveries from Appalachia to Transco to increase by almost 700 MMcf/d. So, what does all this mean for Transco's southern end? The Texas/Louisiana border ...

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  5. Citizens Begin Reclaiming Coal Country After Decades of Corporate Land GrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Yes! Magazine

    Across central Appalachia, once-thriving mining communities have been ravaged by the collapse of the coal industry and the flight of jobs from the region. For a region that remains rich in natural resources, Appalachia's local governments continue to struggle to fund basic services such as housing, education and roads.

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  6. Appy planning process gains urgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Coalfield.com

    Appalachia's downtown once was bustling with people, traffic and business activity, but the streets were quiet at 8 a.m. Monday morning.

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  7. Mountain Music School returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Coalfield.com

    Mountain Empire Community College is still accepting applications for the 13th annual Mountain Music School, to be held on campus July 24-28.

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  8. Getting ConnectedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Marietta Times

    JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times Betsy Silk, of Marietta, addresses Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn during a town hall meeting in Marietta High School's auditorium Tuesday. Hills and hollows are a defining aesthetic to Appalachia but have been long used as the excuse for why rural internet access cannot be achieved - alongside the lack of numbers in customer demand.

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  9. Connectivity Summit explores greater need for rural broadband accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Hills and hollows are a defining aesthetic to Appalachia but have been long used as the excuse for why rural Internet access cannot be achieved - alongside the lack of numbers in customer demand. said Liz Shaw, organizer of the Appalachian Ohio-West Virginia Connectivity Summit and Town Hall held at Washington State Community College and Marietta High School Tuesday.

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  10. Combatting stereotypes about Appalachian dialectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Salon

    During the 2016 presidential election, broad support for Donald Trump came from most communities in Appalachia, where he received 63 percent of the vote. A great deal of national attention was directed to the people of this region, which spans from southern New York to Mississippi and Alabama.

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  11. Annual cruise-in deemed big successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Coalfield.com

    The 11th annual Seth Bailey Memorial Cruise In on July 2 had 30 cars entered and raised nearly $6,000 for the Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House in Johnson City, Tenn.

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  12. ACAC open mic program set July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Coalfield.com

    A new play at the Appalachian Cultural Arts Center on Main Street in Appalachia will be Saturday night, Sept.

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  13. Rooted' Roadshow is touring areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Coalfield.com

    Rooted in Appalachia was created to build a vibrant local food culture by deepening the connections between local farmers, consumers, restaurants and retailers.

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  14. Dissatisfied with the national media's frame, Appalachia finds its own voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Columbia Journalism Review

    After the 2016 election, the calls and emails rolled into West Virginia, as the press scrambled to make sense of a place that hadn't occupied this much space on the national political stage since "I need a Trump-supporting son of a coal miner who doesn't think coal is coming back. Do you know one?" Even before Donald Trump's election, Appalachia was treated as a kind of Rosetta stone for deciphering rural white poverty in America.

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  15. Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Coalfield.com

    Connie Van Pelt waves to the crowds from Appalachia Fire Department's Engine 33 as the truck and Independence Day parade traveled down Wood Avenue.

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  16. At 65, Mill Mountain Zoo begins anewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... we won't keep a lot of our animals: the red panda, snow leopard and Pallas cats. Think of it as the mountains of Appalachia meets the mountains of Himalaya." Baker and Lentz talked about the plans during the zoo's birthday celebration. The party ...

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  17. Clink, JoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | The News-Messenger

    Joan R. Clink FREMONT: Joan R. "Jo Bobbie" Clink, 83, passed away at her home Saturday evening on July 1, 2017. She was born on June 22, 1934 in Appalachia, VA to Claude Kaiser & Mazelphia Renfro and was also raised by Luther Foster.

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  18. July heat will assert itself this week and storms may compete with fireworks TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    High pressure behind a dissipating cold front now south of Fredericksburg will keep skies clear today . Light northerly breezes this morning will shift around from the west for a few hours this afternoon, leading to a condition known as "compressional warming" as illustrated in the graphic.

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  19. Titan Energy Completes Sale of Appalachian AssetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | GlobeNewswire

    Titan Energy, LLC announced today the initial closing of its previously announced divestiture of assets in Appalachia. The transaction includes the sale of approximately 8,000 oil and gas wells across Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, New York and West Virginia, along with the associated infrastructure.

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  20. West Virginia Law Review 2018 Appalachian Justice Symposium: Announcement and CFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Clinical Law Prof Blog

    Please find here the announcement and CFP for the West Virginia Law Review 's 2018 Appalachian Justice Symposium, which will be held on February 23-24, 2018 at the West Virginia University College of Law. Papers selected by the Law Review will be published in a special symposium edition of the Law Review entitled "Essays on Appalachia."

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