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New Book Highlights 100 Things To Do In The Mountain State On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, “100 Things to Do in West Virginia Before You Die” is a new book to help locals and visitors explore the Mountain State. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Melody Pittman, who co-authored the book with Angela Richards.

Also, in this show, the future of a West Virginia power plant has become an issue in Kentucky’s Republican gubernatorial primary. Curtis Tate has the story.

And the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued an alert Monday warning of a “sharp increase in the trafficking of fentanyl mixed with xylazine,” which is also known as “tranq” or “tranq dope.” Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice has more.

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