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Scoping a Letcher County KY Prison

December 21, 2022

In Sept. 2022, the Bureau of Prisons announced that it was reviving a plan to build and operate a federal correctional institution and prison...

Looking to the Future

August 29, 2022

This episode is looking to the future with interviews with Diane Wilson about her book “The Seed Keeper,” and Brian Anderson, the leader of...

Broadband, Mining Mess + Naomi Judd

June 28, 2022

A potpourri of topics on this episode, beginning with a look at the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program which has the potential to increase...

Anthony Flaccavento + bell hooks: Learn + Love

April 28, 2022

On this episode Anthony Flaccavento, a farmer from southwestern VA, as well as an author, political candidate, and most recently co-founder of the Rural...

Diabetes Alert

March 22, 2022

Kentucky has the 4th highest death rate from diabetes in the US, but diabetes can be prevented or delayed. In recognition of March 22nd’s...

Congress Must Act To Secure Black Lung Fund

March 7, 2022

The Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund has lost $22,400,000 since the excise fee supporting the fund was slashed at the end of 2021....

Buffalo Creek Disaster Remembered

February 21, 2022

Feb. 26, 2022 is the 50th anniversary of the Buffalo Creek Flood in Logan County, WV. 125 people were killed and 4000 left homeless...

MLK, Black Lung, Invest In Appalachia

January 25, 2022

In this episode, a young person reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Appalachian leaders press Congress to reinstate the fees...

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