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Cecil Roberts: Miners Moved Congress

June 26, 2020

On June 12, Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, was the final speaker at the 2020 West Virginia Association of...

Census: Not Too Late To Be Counted

May 18, 2020

Money and power, that’s what the 2020 Census count will determine for each of our communities. The Census count is currently underway, yet eastern...

More Than Mail – Rural Postal Service Threatened

May 5, 2020

This story was originally produced in December 2011 when rural mail service was threatened and many post offices were scheduled for closure. With the...


Create Your State

March 22, 2020

This episode of Making Connections News is a recording from the Create Your State Tour, a musical, multimedia performance that inspires and empowers creative...

Willa Johnson: Diet Makes A Difference

March 16, 2020

Willa Johnson, a single mom from McRoberts, KY, has long struggled with health problems but didn’t realize she was in the prediabetes range until...

Leaving No One Behind

March 5, 2020

As the nation grapples with climate change, the need for a fair transition for workers and communities that have depended upon coal jobs and...

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