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Latest On Mountain Valley Pipeline And A Talk With Doug Skaff Following Copperhead Bites, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, some residents living near the Mountain Valley Pipeline have been watching it for several years. Now that the pipeline is carrying natural gas, they say they’ll continue to do so. Curtis Tate has the story from Bent Mountain, Virginia.

Also, in this show, former legislator Doug Skaff in May was taking down signs for his secretary of state campaign when he felt a sharp sensation in his foot. He only realized what happened when he looked down and saw a copperhead. By the time he got away, Skaff was bitten four times by two separate snakes.

One month after the incident, Jack Walker caught up with Skaff about what happened, and the status of his recovery.

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Eric Douglas produced this episode.

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