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  1. Confederate heritage supporters rally at Capitol protesting Jefferson Davis statue removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | State Journal

    ... statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Many attendees, like Willis Strong of Hazard and Mark Bowling of Whitesburg, showed up supporting their ancestors who fought in the Civil War and felt it a dishonor to remove the Davis statue. "I had ...

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  2. Letcher County gun store removes controversial "MUSLIM-FREE" sign; ACLU to investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WKYT

    ... and a social media campaign, initiated by residents, to show the public that it is not reflective of all Whitesburg residents. The sign also grabbed the attention of officials with the American Civil Liberties Union. "Although it appears that this ...

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  3. Eastern Kentucky Gun Store Adopts 'Muslim-Free' PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WEHT

    Jace Firearms in Whitesburg, Kentucky enacted the ban in response to the killings of five service members last week in Chattanooga. The owner changed the sign in the storefront window to read "Muslim-free gun store" after a Florida gun store did the same thing. 8 comments

  4. A Letcher County gun store owner has declared his store to be "Muslim Free."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... after seeing another gun store in Florida declare their space a "Muslim-Free" store. It's unclear how the town of Whitesburg has been responding to the store's latest rule. A Southern Kentucky gun shop is not shy about denying service to certain ...

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  5. 2015-07-20 - KSR - Hour 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    Matt & the Gang are live from the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg, KY on the KSR Summer Tour reading Speak Your Peace postings and discussing the Ashley Madison information hack.

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  6. Melda Allene PollyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Melda Allene Polly , 83, of Lorain, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015, at the University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center after a lengthy illness. She was born November 27, 1931 in Whitesburg, Kentucky and has been a lifelong resident of Sheffield Township.

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  7. Brandywine Explosives Supply v. Director Office of WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., for Federal Respondent. Evan B. Smith, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center, Whitesburg, Kentucky, for Respondent Kennard. ON BRIEF:Mark E. Solomons, Laura Metcoff Klaus, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Washington, D.C., ...

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  8. Black Bear Bike Night a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... a. "This won't be a trail that's just through the Tri-Cities," Bailey said. "By the time it's done, it will be in Whitesburg and through Harlan County so it'll have Letcher County, Harlan County and Bell County."

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  9. Local grocery store manager wins top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WCYB

    ... e with a total net profit increase of 15.1 percent. Hubbard joined the Food City team in 2004 as store manager in Whitesburg, Kentucky. Since then, he has managed two other locations: Blountville and Big Stone Gap.

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  10. History is coming aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... the program airs weekly over WCPM-AM in Cumberland and alternate weeks on the Appalshop station WMMT-FM in Whitesburg. Each show is broadcast for two consecutive weeks and is a half hour in duration. "Our mission," according to Osborne, "is to first ...

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  11. ALC releases Spring 2015 Dean's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    ... Hunter Allen of Grayson; Mack Douglas Asher of Oneida; Matthew Dwayne Asher of Hindman; Maegyn Danielle Bates of Whitesburg; Shayla Rachelle Brinegar of Irvine; Chelsea Morgan Brown of Frankfort; Tabitha Cesefkse of Jackson; Kayla Michelle Colwell ...

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  12. Grant funds transcription of Adair Co. Black Heritage interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Commission to support oral hisotry projects. The projects funded range from Appalshop Video History Project in Whitesburg, to a New Deal agricultural program, to integration of Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. Printable: this page is now ...

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  13. Letcher County Man Shot During BurglaryRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    A Whitesburg man has been arrested after an altercation resulted in his being shot late Tuesday evening. Kentucky State Police charged 39 year old Jimmy "J.

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  14. Lincoln County sees increase in foreign-born residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Ruidoso News

    ... dailyyonder.com ) is published by the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in Whitesburg, Ky.

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  15. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    Billie D. Murch, 79, of Chillicothe passed from this life early Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 in Westmoreland Place. She was born August 14, 1935 in Whitesburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Henry and Letha Polly.

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  16. Lincoln County sees increase in foreign-born residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ruidoso News

    ... dailyyonder.com ) is published by the Center for Rural Strategies, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in Whitesburg, Ky.

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  17. Is There A Future for Appalachia After Coal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | National Journal

    WHITESBURG, Ky.-For a long time, coal dominated this remote region of rolling hilltops and muddy roads near the Tennessee and Virginia borders. But when the nation started to move away from coal-fired power plants, and giant companies pulled up stakes and closed down mines, shedding 7,000 jobs in just three years, the people left too.

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  18. Book release a RepressionsR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... and he hosts a weekly radio show called Spectrum airing Wednesdays at midnight EST on Appalshop's WMMT 88.7 FM in Whitesburg. For more information about the book signing at the museum, contact the Bell County Historical Society at 606-242-0005. ...

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  19. Calls From HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The American Prospect

    ... ills of central Appalachia: the injustices of coal mining and the social costs of mass incarceration. Living in Whitesburg, Kentucky, in a county with 13.8 percent unemployment and where 25.7 percent of people live below the poverty line, she hosts ...

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  20. Imagining a Post-Coal AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Atlantic

    WHITESBURG, Ky.-For a long time, coal dominated this remote region of rolling hilltops and muddy roads near the Tennessee and Virginia borders. But when the nation started to move away from coal-fired power plants, and giant companies pulled up stakes and closed down mines, shedding 7,000 jobs in just three years, the people left too.

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