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Flood Prevention Along The Ohio And A Conversation With An Expert BASE Jumper, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, dozens of BASE jumpers leap from the New River Gorge Bridge during Bridge Day each year. High school students Dylan Neil and Nella Fox of the Fayette Institute of Technology got curious about how to become a Bridge Day BASE Jumper. For Inside Appalachia, they talked with expert BASE jumper Marcus Ellison.

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The Healing Power Of Old-Time Music And A History Of Meth, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, old-time music jams aren’t just fun, they’re good for your mental health. Also, the opioid epidemic has changed how we talk about addiction in Appalachia. But it’s not America’s only drug crisis. And, every year, hundreds of people parachute off the 876-foot-tall New River Gorge Bridge for Bridge Day, but not just anyone can do it.

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43rd Annual Bridge Day Takes Place This Weekend

Route-19 crossing the New River Gorge Bridge will be closed Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for West Virginia's largest annual single day festival.

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