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New Housing Complex Aims To Bring More Teachers To McDowell: Is It Working?

As part of an effort to encourage more teachers to live in McDowell County, a nonprofit called Reconnecting McDowell began envisioning a housing project in downtown Welch in 2011. The Renaissance Village is now officially complete, with 20 apartments in a 4-story building in downtown Welch.

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Crystal Good On Returning Home To Launch the Publication ‘Black By God’

As part of our “Returning Home” series, Roxy Todd spoke with Crystal Good, a writer and entrepreneur. Last month, she returned, with an ambition to change the media landscape in West Virginia.

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W.Va. Native Bridges Country Music With Orchestral Arrangements

West Virginia native Luke Frazier is the founder and music director of the American Pops Orchestra. PBS recently filmed an hour-long program called “One Voice, The Songs We Share,” which features the American Pops Orchestra performing in Luke’s home state. Reporter-producer Roxy Todd spoke with Frazier about how his childhood in the Mountain State helped shape his musical abilities.

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New W.Va. Bigfoot Museum Highlights A Local Take On The Mountain State’s Sasquatch

Central West Virginia has a new monster museum which pays tribute to Bigfoot, and what could be lurking in West Virginia’s forests.

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