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Southern W.Va. Publication Ends After 50 Years And KY Play Explores Land Loss In Coal Country, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, the Ol’ Mountain Trader, a free classified ad publication that serviced southern West Virginia, has closed after a 50-year run. Briana Heaney has the story.

Also, in this show, we listen to the latest story from The Allegheny Front, a public radio program based in Pittsburgh that reports on environmental issues in the region. Their latest story is about a stage production out of Kentucky discussing land use and loss in coal country.

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Eric Douglas is our news director and produced this episode.

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