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  1. A simple change that could help solve one of the biggest problems facing poor peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Powhatan Today

    ... from a supermarket. Food deserts are most common in some of the country's poorest areas, such as the Deep South, Appalachia, and the border of New Mexico and Arizona. And they often are also in places where obesity rates are high, highlighting the ...

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  2. In America's forgotten corners, Trump offers people hope, 'and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Canada.com

    ... the rest got richer. But nowhere has the plummet of the white working class been as merciless as here in central Appalachia. And nowhere have the cross-currents of desperation and boiling resentment that have devoured a presidential race been on ...

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  3. Divided America: To Some, Trump is Desperate Survival BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Voice of America

    ... the rest got richer. But nowhere has the plummet of the white working class been as merciless as here in central Appalachia. And nowhere have the cross-currents of desperation and boiling resentment that have devoured a presidential race been on ...

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  4. Arts & Extras: eerie, funny folk art with a contemporary flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley hangs his show Wednesday. The one man show in the Moss Arts Center runs Thursday July 14 through August 24 with an artist talk and reception is secluded for Thursday August 4. "Red Guardian," left, with a collection of paintings entitled "The Natural History of Undescribed Birds" by Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley.

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  5. Coal Faces Decline Even Without The EPA's Carbon Rule, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | ThinkProgress

    ... mainly from three regions: the West, the so-called Interior - which includes states like Texas and Iowa - and Appalachia. The West and Appalachia produce low-sulfur coal associated with lower sulfur dioxide emissions, yet both regions are expected ...

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  6. Hillbilly Jam to Debut Traveling 9/11 Memorial, 7/29-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... media since exploding on social media in 2014. Kaitlyn Baker - a country singer, whose new song "Heart of Appalachia" was recently adopted as the official theme song of the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority in Virginia. Joe Lasher Jr. - An ...

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  7. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority gets its own theme songRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Virginia Business

    Kaitlyn Baker, a singer/songwriter who lives in Wise County, wants to help her native Appalachia. So she penned a theme song, "Heart of Appalachia," and will donate 10 percent of her royalties from digital downloads of the song to the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority, a nonprofit organization that represents several counties in the far southwest corner of Virginia where Baker grew up.

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  8. Coal Outside AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    I write a lot about coal here and one thing that repeatedly strikes me is how Appalachian-centric writing about coal remains today. There are of course historical reasons for this, but given how sharply production has shifted out of West Virginia and Kentucky over the last couple decades, public attention has really lagged.

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  9. Davis: Is "hillbilly" a slur?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... those old stereotypes of Appalachians as backwards and ignorant. I'm always surprised when someone from outside Appalachia (or the Ozarks) uses the word hillbilly, as if it's okay. Many old slurs against someone's race or region of origin have been ...

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  10. Back to school event plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... gently used clothes. Some locations will also offer haircuts. "I was sitting and talking with a missionary from Appalachia. He told me about them doing something similar with shoeboxes, kind of like Samaritan's Purse with Operation Christmas Child. ...

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  11. OlderRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Daily Kos

    ... and that this is still an active shooter situation. Katey Lauer, formerly the coordinator of the Alliance for Appalachia, discusses the aftermath of the floods in West Virginia in late June. She sees a resilience and kindness in the human ...

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  12. OlderRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Daily Kos

    ... such as claiming that "thousands of Muslims" in New... Katey Lauer, formerly the coordinator of the Alliance for Appalachia, discusses the aftermath of the floods in West Virginia in late June. She sees a resilience and kindness in the human ...

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  13. Sherman Woman Brings Art Of Appalachia Home With Annual Craft FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    When Sherman resident Anne Marie Kuehling-Kastilahn heard about the recent flooding in West Virginia that destroyed over 1,000 homes, her heart went out the people of the region. She feels a special bond with these residents of Appalachia through her role as director of the annual Appalachian Craft Fair, which will be held this week in her hometown.

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  14. View: Seeing Appalachia Through the Eyes of AppalachiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Nation

    ... their own media representations, there are efforts underway to provide a more diverse and nuanced picture of Appalachia and the people who call it home. Appalachians have long been painted by outsiders as not only downtrodden but also, in many ...

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  15. Spencer Branch at Carter Family Fold this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Cybergrass

    ... 10 years now. After a childhood of singing and playing piano, Kelley became interested in traditional music of Appalachia as a teenager and quickly became interested in the guitar and claw-hammer banjo. Today Kelley is recognized as an award winning ...

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  16. MoreRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Art Daily

    An exhibition of fine art nature photography by Tennessee native Benjamin Walls opened at the Tennessee State Museum on July 1. Entitled Through Appalachian Eyes: The Fine Art Photography of Benjamin Walls, the exhibit features more than 50 nature images taken by Walls from Appalachia to Africa. Walls is a self-taught fine art photographer who has been winning awards for his work since early in his career.

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  17. Appalachian music, lore highlighted in Apollo's Fire's 'Sugarloaf Mountain'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Hudson Hub-Times

    Through music, song and a bit of storytelling, "Sugarloaf Mountain" explores the joys and sorrows of daily life among the early settlers in Appalachia. Creator Jeannette Sorrell said, "The rich repertoire of renaissance English and Scottish ballads took on its own life in Appalachia during the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries.

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  18. US coal company to lay off 80 percent of its workers, blames ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... his supporters, and the increased utilization of natural gas to generate electricity." Trump won all but 16 of Appalachia's 420 counties in the primaries, including swaths of western Pennsylvania and Virginia and eastern Ohio, victories that could ...

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  19. Coal company to lay off 80 percent of its workers, blames ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... his supporters, and the increased utilization of natural gas to generate electricity." Trump won all but 16 of Appalachia's 420 counties in the primaries, including swaths of western Pennsylvania and Virginia and eastern Ohio, victories that could ...

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  20. Coal Jobs Ko? Company warns of layoffs, blames Obama policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Fox News

    ... the increased utilization of natural gas to generate electricity' The American coal industry, especially in Appalachia, has languished as cheap natural gas replaces coal as fuel for power plants. World-wide demand for coal has also slumped, and ...

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