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Fur Trapping In W.Va. And A Blue Ribbon Winner, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we visit with West Virginia trappers to learn about the fur trade in the 21st Century. We also meet a county fair champion who keeps racking up the blue ribbons and has released a cookbook of some of her favorites. And we hear an update on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Construction has begun again, but some people wonder if it’s even needed.

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Research Project Examines Extended Family Dementia Caregiving

A group at the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech is researching extended family members who become dementia caregivers throughout central Appalachia. They want to understand how these caregivers moved into that role. 

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Dementia Caregivers In Appalachia On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, we learn about a group at the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech that is researching extended family members who become dementia caregivers throughout central Appalachia. They want to understand how those caregivers moved into that role.

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Finding A Nursing Home And Treating Trauma, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, more effectively treating trauma and moving a loved one into a nursing home

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