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Pepperoni Rolls And Kentucky’s Spirits Industry On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, the pepperoni roll is probably West Virginia’s most well-known food. You can find them at most grocery stores and convenience marts, but Folkways Reporter Zack Harold says their path to popularity came from getting on the school lunch menu.

Also, in this show, the doors recently opened at the University of Kentucky’s James B. Beam Institute. As Shepherd Snyder reports, a school initiative there aims to get students trained to work in Kentucky’s spirits industry.

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Eric Douglas produced this episode.

Teresa Wills is our host.

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