Appalachia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Sheepsquatch: A creature from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    There's something big out in the deep woods of Appalachia. Real big. Its called "the white thing" or a more appropriate term, Sheepsquatch.

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  2. Merlene Davis: Berea College, author show diversity of AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... Appalachian writer-in-residence. That designation is a hat-tip to all the black people who have made a home in Appalachia, but who have never been acknowledged. Affrilachian was a word coined by Frank X Walker, Kentucky's Poet Laureate, in the early ...

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  3. Outlaw to walk free July 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | San Francisco Bay View

    We are excited about the impending release from prison of our beloved friend and comrade, Frank "Outlaw" Reid, on July 14. Outlaw will finally walk free! Allies in D.C. and Virginia have been raising financial support for his re-entry.

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  4. GreenHunter Resources Announces Multiple Pipeline Project in Pennsylvania and West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... phase. Commenting on this new, multiple pipeline project, Mr. John Jack, Senior Vice President of Operations for Appalachia stated, "We have been working diligently with a number of active producers in our attempts to address some of the challenges ...

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  5. Study: Salamanders in the Appalachians are smallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Some scientists suggest it could be still one more sign of climate change: Salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains are getting smaller, they say, because in a drier, warmer climate, the little cold-blooded creatures use more energy to stay alive.

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  6. We Are Our Mountain's Keeper: The Fight for the Soil & Soul of AppalachiaRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... detonating three million pounds of explosives a day in an attempt to literally blow the tops off of mountains in Appalachia. As per the instructions given to me by Elise Keaton, an environmentalist friend of mine who would be giving me a tour that ...

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  7. The AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... rural, isolated counties are. Kevin Williamson has reported for before on the suffering ubiquitous across rural Appalachia. Both the stories and data are brutal coming from these parts of the country. The county data also nicely illustrates a recent ...

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  8. City gets $935K block grantRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... will receive $1 million toward a sewer project, according to a release from the state. The towns of South Hill, Appalachia, Crewe, Clifton Forge, Colonial Beach, Troutdale and Cleveland, as well as the counties of Buchanan, Greensville, Mecklenburg ...

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  9. City gets $935K block grantRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... will receive $1 million toward a sewer project, according to a release from the state. The towns of South Hill, Appalachia, Crewe, Clifton Forge, Colonial Beach, Troutdale and Cleveland, as well as the counties of Buchanan, Greensville, Mecklenburg ...

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  10. Community improvement grants total $8.5M in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... project, while $1 million in Wise County is earmarked for a sewer project. Other recipients include the town of Appalachia to repair a water line, Mecklenburg County for housing rehabilitation, and Colonial Beach for downtown improvements. Funding ...

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  11. Apollo's Fire's 'Glory on the Mountain' enchants sold-out audienceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Tallmadge Express

    ... "The program tells the stories of the generations of men and women who came from the British Isles to the Appalachia area," Sorrell said. "It starts off with a farewell, where they are leaving their families behind." The concert, which was staged in ...

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  12. Impact Study Ordered for Coalfields Expressway Route in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | WCAV

    ... connecting it with interstates. Most of the region is served by twisting two-lane roads. Jane Branham of Southern Appalachia Stewards said economically depressed coal communities "desperately need" a link to new economic opportunities. The region ...

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  13. Range Announces Marketing and Transportation AgreementsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    ... CORPORATION (NYSE: RRC) is a leading independent oil and natural gas producer with operations focused in Appalachia and the Midcontinent region of the United States. The Company pursues an organic growth strategy targeting high return, low-cost ...

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  14. Documentary filming in southern App...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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  15. Recent Mount Greylock Grad Building Charitable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | IBerkshires

    ... in the nation," DiSantis told an audience of seventh- and eigth-graders in the school's auditorium. "The hills of Appalachia used to be the heart of the coal mining industry. Once this business started to decline, McDowell County went from being ...

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  16. Service project members leave smiles on Appalachian facesRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... to Hudson last month from a week-long service project to the Guyan Valley in Brenton, West Virginia. "The Appalachia Service Project was started by a Methodist minister 45 years ago and is focused on helping folks to have a home which is warmer, ...

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  17. Feds visit Va. farmers market to tout local foodRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Federal officials are highlighting the growing importance of local food systems in boosting economic growth and creating jobs, especially in areas of Appalachia.

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  18. Documentary filming in southern App...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Independent Herald

    A company store from a coal company in Trammell, Virginia. The Appalachian Project said stories from coal camps have been some of the most compelling.... Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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  19. Documentary filming in southern AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Logan Banner

    A company store from a coal company in Trammell, Virginia. The Appalachian Project said stories from coal camps have been some of the most compelling.... Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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  20. Range and EQT Complete Asset ExchangeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION is a leading independent oil and natural gas producer with operations focused in Appalachia and the Midcontinent region of the United States. The Company pursues an organic growth strategy targeting high return, low-cost ...

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