The Herbal Magic Of Violets And A Book Ban In Virginia, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, spring wildflowers are in bloom, and some of the most common species play an important role in herbal medicine. This week, we learn about some of the ways people use violets. Also, what’s your favorite style of egg roll? An acclaimed, out-of-the-way restaurant in Pounding Mill, VA bends culinary genres and uses an unexpected ingredient. And, more and more school boards are pulling books from library shelves. We’ll speak with a reporter in a Virginia county where 57 titles were yanked.

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Tudor’s And Mister Bee Collaborate On Biscuits And Gravy Chip For Charity

Two West Virginia culinary mainstays are coming together for flavor and charity. 

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DHHR Restructuring Bill Heads To Governor

On this episode of The Legislature Today, a bill to rename the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is on its way to the governor for a signature. Also, our guests have a discussion on food insecurity in West Virginia.

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Starting The New Year Off Healthy

Many people plan to start a diet as a New Year’s resolution, but studies have shown that restrictive diets have high rates of failure. Reporter Chris Schulz spoke with registered dietician and WVU Extension specialist Gina Wood about more sustainable changes to have a larger impact on health in the long term.

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