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A Political Forum, Italian Sausage And Our Song Of The Week, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, the four leading republican candidates for governor in 2024 joined in a political forum Thursday. Randy Yohe has the story.

Also, in this show, Inside Appalachia this week takes you behind the scenes and lets you see where the sausage gets made: Angelo’s Old World Italian Sausage. Folkways Reporter Zack Harold reports.

And, our Mountain Stage Song of the Week comes from jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell. We listen to her cover of “New Speedway Boogie” – a song written by Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia, and first popularized by The Grateful Dead.

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Eric Douglas is our news director. Caroline MacGregor is our assistant news director and produced this episode.

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