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MN&WR: Internet in Rural Appalachia

September 7, 2017

It’s been a big year for internet in the coalfields, and across rural Appalachia. In this episode: stories of people who have internet access and others who don’t, communities organizing to get better access, and projects that use the internet to create new jobs.

MN&WR: Cut Short

August 25, 2017

A new report shows Appalachian health is continuing to fall behind the rest of the country, a federal study on the health effects of surface mining was suddenly ordered to stop, and Appalshop’s Alex Gibson reflects on the rural-urban divide.

EKY HEAL: Talkin’ Health, Arts, & Community

August 22, 2017

What does poetry have to do with health? How do we talk about health outside the doctor’s office? Check out our August 16th, 2017 Mountain Talk on EKY HEAL. EKY HEAL is a collaboration between health, arts, and community organizations – with the aim to have our communities take control of their health. Hear about HEAL […]

MN&WR: How Ideas Spread

August 11, 2017

On this week’s Mountain News & World Report: Painting and hiding rocks is hugely popular new pastime in Letcher County, the idea of giving a prescription for fresh produce from the farmer’s market is spreading, and leaders like Coach Calipari, Governor Bevin, and Congressman Rogers share the ideas they want to spread at this year’s […]

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