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An Operational Mountain Valley Pipeline, New Director Speaks On Opioid Settlement And A Review Of The State’s Safety Nets, This West Virginia Week

On this West Virginia Week, we hear from residents living near the now operational Mountain Valley Pipeline as well as from the man who will oversee the distribution of millions in opioid funds across the state.

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Celebrating Juneteenth And A Conversation With WVPB’s First Eastern Panhandle Reporter, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Wednesday was the federal holiday Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. Briana Heaney talked to West Virginians as they hit the streets to celebrate the nation’s, and the state’s, newest holiday.

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The Power Of Old-Time Music And Drive-By Truckers Have Our Song Of The Week, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, people have always used music to do everything from soothe children to sleep to revving up the crowd for the big game, but it can do so much more. For Inside Appalachia, Folkways Reporter Liz Pahl learned about the healing power of old-time music when she visited a weekly jam session at the home of a couple in Athens, Ohio.

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Plans For The Opioid Settlement And Understanding What Happened To Kyneddi Miller On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, the foundation responsible for divvying up West Virginia's opioid settlement money chose its executive director in March. After taking on the position full-time at the beginning of May, Executive Director Jonathan Board sat down with Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice to discuss his qualifications for the job and plans for the future.

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