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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Oct 9, 2021

In 1977 a small town along the Tug River in West Virginia needed a bridge.  They got that bridge, and became world-famous in the process.  

That's our story this week.

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May 30, 2020

Today we tell how Adolf Hitler came to be in eastern Kentucky after World War II...not.  It's actually a story about a massive con job on post-war Nazi sympathizers all done from Middlesboro, Kentucky.  

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Aug 24, 2019

Today we tell the story of two oddly dressed street preachers who showed up in Beckley, West Virginia, in the summer of 1930, causing a great deal of commotion among the African-American community in that city.

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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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Nov 24, 2018

In hundreds of thousands of years not one human being had ever been known to have been hit by a meteorite.  Then, in 1954, that lucky streak came to an end, in Sylacauga, Alabama.  Today we tell that story.

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