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The History of Wild Turkeys, Hunter's Stew & More - Inside Appalachia

In this episode of Inside Appalachia, we're taking a look at the myths and truths of the wild turkey. We’ll find out if turkeys really can fly. We'll find out what wild turkeys can teach us about wild animals.

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Course grading scales in West Virginia public schools would get tweaked and graduation credit requirements would get reduced under changes proposed by the state Board of Education.

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The National Science Foundation is evaluating options for West Virginia's Green Bank Observatory, ranging from collaboration with outside partners to continue its science and education mission to demolishing it.

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On this West Virginia Morning, October was black walnut season in Appalachia. It’s when these green, tennis ball-sized nuts rain onto fields, roads, and sometimes, people. They can be dangerous. And their inky juice stains everything they touch.

But for some Appalachians, As Eileen Guo reports, black walnuts are proof that, sometimes, money does grow on trees.

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One of the major developments out of President Trump’s visit to Asia: A deal with China to invest $250 billion in the U.S.  The largest portion of investment comes from the world’s biggest power company, which plans to invest in West Virginia’s natural gas industry.

November 9, 1952: Opening of The Huntington Museum of Art

Nov 9, 2017
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On November 9, 1952, the Huntington Galleries opened in the Park Hills section of Huntington. It was West Virginia’s largest art museum. By the time the name of the galleries was changed to the Huntington Museum of Art in 1987, the collection had grown to more than 15,000 objects.

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WVU Medicine says its Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $1.375 million grant to identify patients infected with Hepatitis C and HIV and to help infected patients receive medical care. 


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The chairman of the West Virginia Republican Party announced he’ll be running for West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.

I speak with journalist Linda K. Wertheimer, the author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In an Age of Intolerance. In her book, she has a chapter titled “The Church Lady,” where she recounts her experience of her family moving from western New York to a town in Ohio. 

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Paul Kelley's career has spanned three decades, including 21 albums and six appearances on Mountain Stage. He returns this time with a full band and songs from his latest release “Life Is Fine,” including the powerful “Rising Moon,” heard here.

West Virginia Morning
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On this West Virginia Morning, during a special session of the West Virginia Legislature last month, lawmakers passed a bill that makes redeveloping historic buildings in the state more viable, financially. As Liz McCormick reports, the bill had widespread support from both sides of the aisle, but some are concerned it doesn’t go far enough.

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Second Show Added: Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Joins Bob Thompson for Joy to the World 25th Anniversary

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Second night of Joy to the World with Bob Thompson feat. Landau Eugene Murphy, Junior added Friday, December 15. Tickets on-sale Friday November 17 at 10 a.m.

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Appalachia is bleeding population; the 2015 U.S. Census showed West Virginia was losing population faster than most other states. There’s a struggle to leave, and to stay.

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