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East Kentuckians Oppose KY Power Rate Increase

November 16, 2017

On this edition of WMMT’s Mtn. Talk concerned residents of eastern Kentucky speak out about Kentucky Power Company’s proposed double-digit rate increase at the...

Appalachian Harvest Launches Herb Hub

November 13, 2017

Farming opportunities are plentiful in the Appalachian mountains if you look to the herbs and edible plants found in our abundant forests. Appalachian Harvest,...

Internet in Rural America

September 15, 2017

It’s been a big year for Internet in the coalfields, and across rural Appalachia, with citizens demanding better Internet access and high speed Broadband,...

SOAR Calls For “Faith And Grit”

August 23, 2017

The 4th SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region – Summit was held in Pikeville on August 4 and over 1,200 listened to Kentucky Gov....

Energy Transition in Germany and Appalachia

August 15, 2017

Germany is well-known for its historical reliance on coal for energy, but most recently is recognized for its transition to cleaner energy sources, such...

Net Neutrality Repeal Has Rural Impact

July 20, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) move to repeal Net Neutrality and classification of Broadband Internet as a Title II Telecommunications Service could have significant...

BRIGHT Opportunities for Whitesburg

June 22, 2017

Could Whitesburg, long an east Kentucky coal town, become a “Green Healthy Town?” Five University of Virginia students in the Master’s of Urban and...

Earl Gohl: Appalachia Is Next Great Investment

June 15, 2017

The East Kentucky Leadership Conference celebrated its 30th anniversary with a keynote speech from Earl Gohl, federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)...

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