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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Nov 30, 2019

It's Thanksgiving week and Rod and I are absent from the Stories podcast studios, doing family stuff.  But that doesn't mean you don't get a story, no sir, for we have an encore of our tale of the most well-known feud to happen in Appalachia, in one nearly hour long episode.  

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Nov 23, 2019

The Minneapolis Lakers weren’t exactly setting the basketball world on fire in January, 1959.  In fact, on January 16th they had a 15/27 won loss record for the season.  The 16th was the day the Lakers were scheduled to appear in Charleston, West Virginia’s brand new civic center to play the Cincinnati Royals, and...


Nov 16, 2019

Today we have a story of politics, corruption and murder in 1916 Huntsville, Alabama.

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Nov 9, 2019

On September 27, 1903, a mail train was on it's way to Spencer, North Carolina, from Monroe, Virginia, when it crashed at a trestle in southern Virginia, near Danville.  That terrible wreck inspired a country music classic that's still played today, and on this episode of the podcast we share the story of the crash and...