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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)...

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...


Life Without Broadband: “Losing Our Potential”

April 7, 2017

Lack of reliable broadband in this small Kentucky community costs people a lot, residents say: jobs, educational opportunities, real estate sales, and even time...

Old Ways Create New Markets at Appalachian Farm

April 21, 2017

Tim Sanders and his wife Becky came back to his family’s land on Indian Creek in Letcher County, KY, from Arizona to retire and...

Hazard, KY: Boom or Bust?

February 17, 2017

What is it going to take to revitalize our once thriving coal towns? In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain News & World Report we...

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