Stickers And The Trouble With Indian Creek, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we meet a West Virginia artist who designs stickers, t-shirts, patches and pins. She draws on classic Appalachian phrases her family has used for years. Also, people who live near Indian Creek in southern West Virginia say something is wrong with the water. Tests show contamination from a nearby mine.

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Younger Teens Would No Longer Need Work Permits Under Bill

A bill under review in the West Virginia House of Delegates would eliminate work permits for 14 and 15-year-olds, instead requiring the teenagers to receive a state-issued age certificate and parental consent.

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Hundreds Of Teens Attend Anti-Tobacco Summit

Hundreds of middle and high school students gathered at the Raze Youth Summit to learn about the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping.

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Officials Say W.Va. Needs More Foster Families For Older Children, Teens

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Social Services is emphasizing the need for certified foster families for older youth. 

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