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From Social Haunting to Community Healing

January 24, 2018

In this episode of WMMT’s Mountain Talk we explore the idea of social haunting, or how the troubles of the past might be playing...

Tiny Houses Tackle Big Problems

January 17, 2018

Three years ago, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative won a $30 million federal grant to support innovation and personalized learning in classrooms throughout eastern...

Changing Course: KVEC Schools Aim To Remake East Kentucky

January 8, 2018

Many people would be surprised to hear that Bill and Melinda Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg visited eastern Kentucky schools in 2017, but they...


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....

Mending Mining Communities

June 6, 2017

Despite a slight uptick in coal mining activity, most analysts do not forecast a large-scale reversal of the long, downward trend in coal production...

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