Appalachia Newswire (Page 6)

Appalachia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. A Bleak Outlook for Trumpa s Promises to Coal MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... industry in the late 20th century reduced demand for the metallurgical coal that is mined most prominently in Appalachia. In addition, utilities have been slow to build new coal-fired power plants in recent decades because of air-quality concerns ...

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  2. Three exhibits to open at Parkersburg Art CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Art Center. Photo Provided "January in Ohio" is a felted wool piece by Tracy Leinbaugh for the "Women of Appalachia Project" exhibit at the Parkersburg Art Center. Photo Provided The piece entitled "Blennerhassett" is a digital photography by Carol ...

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  3. 'Darkest Night' is adaptation via AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Cincinnati.com

    'Darkest Night' is adaptation via Appalachia "Darkest Night at The Gnarly Stump," we are told, is a "world premiere Appalachian ghost story." Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2fA7itE A rehearsal shot of the cast of "Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump," a world premiere musical running Nov. 26-Dec. 17 at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati .

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  4. Southern wildfires have threatened communities on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, photo, a wildfire burns as it approaches Bat Cave, N.C. Thick smoke has settled over a wide area of the southern Appalachians, where dozens of uncontrolled wildfires are burning through decades of leaf litter, and people breathe in tiny bits of the forest with every gulp of air. In this Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 photo, firefighter Mark Tabaez speaks with a reporter after battling a wildfire in Clayton, Ga.

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  5. Performing arts group telling story of AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... Scott Roberson / Daily Journal A talented group of local youths is bringing the stories, music and artistry of Appalachia to a Johnson County stage. "Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales" opens tonight at Madonna Hall in Our Lady of the ...

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  6. Besieged residents find breathing hard as smoke from Appalachian wildfires spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A firefighter battles a wildfire Tuesday in Clayton, Georgia. On Tuesday, the Tennessee Valley Authority issued a burn ban on its public lands across Tennessee and in parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia.

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  7. APNewsBreak: VA whistleblower resigns, citing retaliationRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who told Congress the agency was using unauthorized wait lists for mental health care in Colorado has resigned, saying he was subjected to retaliation for speaking up. Tommy Daras had planned on a small ceremony Wednesday to remove the Confederate flag flying from the edge of the parking lot at his South Carolina restaurant.

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  8. Forest fires spread by drought strike southern AppalachiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Fox News

    A prolonged drought in the southeast U.S. is sparking dozens of wildfires in the forests of the southern Appalachian Mountains, threatening homes and taxing state and federal firefighters as they evacuate people from the area. Thirty-seven fires comprising 100 acres or more each burned in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia and Alabama as of Tuesday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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  9. Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Dozens of wildfires ravaging forests in Appalachia are prompting mass evacuations -- including an entire town in western North Carolina, a state official said. The Party Rock Fire, which has consumed about 2,000 acres, was headed toward Lake Lure, a community of about 1,200 people, beside a lake by the same name in Chimney Rock State Park on Saturday, said Brian Haines, spokesman for the North Carolina Forest Service.

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  10. Regional Culture Runs DeepRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | Wash Park Prophet

    The differences in adolescent sexuality and family structure we see in "Red State/Blue State" comparisons in the past decade were deeply ingrained already in colonial New England, Pennsylvania, Appalachia and Virginia by the 1770s and have clear British antecedents which have faded to near irrelevance to some extent where they originated. By then, 10% of women in the Delaware Valley , 15% of New England women, 30% of women in Virginia and 40% or more of women in Appalachia were pregnant when they married.

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  11. How the Democrats lost the white working classRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... show streaming on the television. The young mother, an IT professional who lives in Pittsburgh, the "Paris of Appalachia," said she was stunned once again how the media still don't get people outside of the big cities. "Two days later and they still ...

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  12. Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    Dozens of wildfires ravaging forests in Appalachia are prompting mass evacuations -- including an entire town in western North Carolina, a state official said. The Party Rock Fire, which has consumed about 2,000 acres, was headed toward Lake Lure, a community of about 1,200 people, beside a lake by the same name in Chimney Rock State Park on Saturday, said Brian Haines, spokesman for the North Carolina Forest Service.

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  13. Donna Ulisse Takes her Christmas Show to Multiple VenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... drive) Tickets are $10.00 each, children under 12 are $5.00 each and children under 5 are free.Thanks to Chevron Appalachia's sponsorship of the show along with Williams Energy, Lamar Advertising, and Lantz Law Offices, 100% of the ticket sales at ...

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  14. Appalachian artist to perform in DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Southwest Times

    Willard Gayheart, an Appalachian musician and pencil artist who has been called the "Norman Rockwell of Appalachia," will perform 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Draper Mercantile.

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  15. Dry, windy conditions feed wildfires across the SoutheastRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Many of the nation's largest active wildfires have been burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities. More than 5,000 firefighters and support staff from around the nation have poured into the Southeast to try to suppress these fires, Shardul Raval, director of fire and aviation management for the southern region of the U.S. Forest Service, said Thursday.

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  16. Vultures in Loudoun: The private life of an unloved birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Loudoun Times

    ... Over 100 people came to hear Katie Fallon, chair of the board of directors of the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, and to meet Boris, a turkey vulture Fallon uses to educate crowds about these fascinating and misunderstood birds. The benefit ...

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  17. Dry, windy conditions feed Southeast wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Many of the nation's largest active wildfires have been burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities. More than 5,000 firefighters and support staff from around the nation have poured into the Southeast to try to suppress these fires, Shardul Raval, director of fire and aviation management for the southern region of the U.S. Forest Service, said Thursday.

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  18. Firefighters from around US battle Appalachian wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Day

    Smoke from the Party Rock fire near Lake Lure spreads as emergency services and the N.C. Forest Service work to contain the blaze Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016 at Lake Lure, N.C. Unseasonably warm dry weather has deepened a drought that's igniting forest fires across the southeastern U.S. ATLANTA - All but a few of the nation's largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities.

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  19. Firefighters fight Appalachian wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Many of the nation's largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities. More than 5,000 firefighters and support staff from around the nation have poured into the Southeast to try to suppress these fires, said Shardul Raval, director of fire and aviation management for the southern region of the U.S. Forest Service.

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  20. Wildfires break out in Appalachia amid deepening droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Boston.com

    All but a few of the nation's largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the South, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities in the Appalachian foothills. High winds, unseasonably warm temperatures and weeks without rain have combined to spark blaze after blaze in the dry brush and trees.

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