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Appalachian Author Wins A Pulitzer On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Kentucky author Barbara Kingsolver won a 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her newest novel Demon Copperhead. In light of this achievement, we are listening back to our interview with Kingsolver last fall, when she was recognized as the 2022 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence at Shepherd University.

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New Book Tells Inside Story Of Beginnings Of Opioid Crisis

Former Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017 for his investigation into how drug distributors pumped powerful opioids…

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Investigative Reporter Talks Opioid Lawsuits, Upcoming Book

Community-based efforts can make a real impact in the fight against the opioid epidemic and could benefit from additional funding. One question, though,…

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December 20, 1999: Newspaperman Jack Maurice Dies in Charleston at Age 86

Newspaperman Jack Maurice died in Charleston on December 20, 1999, at age 86. Maurice was born in 1913 in the McDowell County coal town of Vivian. During…

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