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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Mar 30, 2019

Today we share some interesting short stories about this place we call home, Appalachia.

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Mar 23, 2019

Today we tell you a story about some homegrown Appalachian mummies from West Virginia.

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Mar 16, 2019

In 1892 Homestead, Pennsylvania, was the site of a strike, pitting the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, one of the most powerful unions, against Carnegie Steel, owned by Andrew Carnegie and run by Carnegie and his partner, Henry Clay Frick.  The strike turned into a full fledged riot on July 6.  Today...

Mar 9, 2019

Greenup, Kentucky, was the scene of a tragic and brutal murder of a three year old child at the end of 1927.  That crime and its notoriety brought the nation's attention to the issue of child abuse.  Today we tell you that story.

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Mar 2, 2019

In 1742 German immigrant John Peter Salling was asked to join an expedition set to travel far into the Virginia back country, all the way to the Mississippi River.  To this he agreed, thus setting him on the path to an adventure involving Indians, French soldiers, the Governor of Louisiana, and even a hijacking at sea. ...