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Greetings, all! 17 theHandpuppet Mar 2014 Nov 2014 9 3112
Appalachia's Hometown Heroes 7 theHandpuppet Oct 2014 Nov 2014 1 3313
Charities/Volunteer Organizations serving the Appalachians 10 theHandpuppet Oct 2014 Nov 2014 3 13515
Umbrella threads at Appalachia Group 1 theHandpuppet Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1584
"How The Coronavirus Made Ending Homelessness Even More Critical"; WV, Appalachia 0 appalachiablue Friday Friday 3 229
High Court Green-Lights Pipeline Route Through Appalachian Trail 1 appalachiablue Jun 15 Jun 15 2 342
"What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia," By Elizabeth Catte, Book Review 7 appalachiablue May 15 Jun 7 10 471
The Liberal Redneck: Progress & How Democrats View Rural America 12 appalachiablue May 15 May 16 12 310
Appalachia's Front Porch Network Is A Lifeline During The Pandemic 2 appalachiablue May 11 May 11 22 512
'People Are Fleeing To Appalachia To Escape Covid-19; That Needs To Stop' 3 appalachiablue Apr 8 Apr 8 6 768
"The Lies We're Told About Appalachia": Stereotypes, The Media, LBJ's War On Poverty 8 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 7 1233
Study Shows Surface Coal Miners Are Exposed To Toxic Dust That Causes Black Lung 1 TexasTowelie Dec 2019 Dec 2019 0 504
Report: black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers billions 0 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 2 403
New Film, DARK WATERS, Mark Ruffalo: Chemical Waste, Corporate Corruption 0 appalachiablue Nov 2019 Nov 2019 2 355
What Happens When a School Closes Inside Appalachia 3 TexasTowelie Aug 2019 Aug 2019 6 1122
Paddleboats, Whitewater Rafting and Scuba Diving -- in the Mountains? Yep -- Inside Appalachia 2 TexasTowelie Jul 2019 Jul 2019 7 633
Ex-Pharma Chief Charged with Flooding Appalachian Towns with Opioids 0 appalachiablue Jul 2019 Jul 2019 9 632
Alzheimer's & Gingivitis: Brush Your Teeth, New Medicine Dvmt.,*Links to Diseases 2 appalachiablue Jun 2019 Jun 2019 3 600
Now On TCM: 'Harlan County, USA' Movie (1976) 0 appalachiablue Jun 2019 Jun 2019 9 726
Rise of HIV cases another effect of opioid epidemic in Appalachia 1 TexasTowelie May 2019 May 2019 2 529
''It's Just Really Hard'- Families and Caregivers Struggle to Find Resources Inside Appalachia 0 TexasTowelie May 2019 May 2019 8 611
Update: Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks 0 appalachiablue May 2019 May 2019 0 526
Beneath the Surface -- Drinking Water Inside Appalachia 0 TexasTowelie May 2019 May 2019 6 652
Young KY Climate Change Activists Swarm Mitch McConnell's Office, ABC News 0 appalachiablue Feb 2019 Feb 2019 5 787
WVU's Virginia Thrasher wins the first gold for the US 1 awoke_in_2003 Aug 2016 Feb 2019 0 950
An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It 2 TexasTowelie Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 915
URGENT---Last Chance to Check Online & Make Sure Your Early Ballot Vote Has Been Counted! 0 PandoraAwakened Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 480
Activist Victories In Fight Against Appalachia Pipelines, Atlantic Coast, Mt. Valley Resistance 0 appalachiablue Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 785
Judge Sides with Anti-Pipeline Protesters in Appalachia, July 30, 2018 0 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 8 840
Trump Wants To Weaken *Coal Miner Protections As Black Lung* Makes A Comeback 6 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 4 1062
The shocking danger of mountaintop removal --- and why is must be stopped. 0 Petrushka May 2018 May 2018 6 883
Help MARIA GUNNOE, Awarded Appalachian Environmental Activist, MTR 0 appalachiablue Apr 2018 Apr 2018 2 861
Deadly Black Lung Makes a Comeback Among Coal Miners 7 A Little Weird Nov 2014 Nov 2017 3 2094
New effort to help with poverty in Appalachia 0 TexasTowelie Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1864
Death comes sooner in Appalachia. It comes much sooner in Eastern Kentucky. 1 TexasTowelie Aug 2017 Aug 2017 16 2864
Appalshop seeks Communications Director 0 Tanuki May 2017 May 2017 0 6327
Government shutdown coming? If miners cant get enough help, maybe 0 TexasTowelie Apr 2017 Apr 2017 4 3796
Job-spurring grants in Appalachia are targeted in Trump's budget. Here's whats on the line 1 TexasTowelie Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 1774
How much does SCROTUS Dumpf love coal miners? 0 Panich52 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 1392
Trump absolutely dominates Appalachia (xpost from GD_ 3 KamaAina May 2016 Feb 2017 0 1296
Appalachian coal towns get $39M federal boost aimed at revitalization 3 TexasTowelie Aug 2016 Nov 2016 4 1090
Dominion locks out nearly 1,000 transmission pipeline workers 2 TexasTowelie Sep 2016 Nov 2016 3 1329
Fears grow as heroin seeps into Appalachia 2 TexasTowelie Aug 2016 Aug 2016 4 1206
future of the Appalachia group 6 A Little Weird Jun 2016 Jul 2016 1 1392
Appalachia 4 KamaAina May 2016 Jul 2016 0 1227
I guess I better introduce myself 2 awoke_in_2003 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 5 1186
Saturday Special: Bernie Campaign Brochures (English), Message Ink Pens 0 appalachiablue May 2016 May 2016 2 1043
This message was self-deleted by its author 9 appalachiablue Feb 2015 Apr 2016 2 2254
Some memories of Appalachia... 1 A Little Weird Jan 2016 Feb 2016 5 2071
xp - Mining Flattened Parts of Appalachia by 40 Percent, increased water pollution risk 1 Panich52 Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 1655
Bernie Endorsed By Vice Chair, West Virginia Democratic Party Christopher J. Regan 0 appalachiablue Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1176
Now, PBS 'The Mine Wars' American Experience, Mother Jones, Union Struggles New 2016 WETA 4 appalachiablue Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 1647
Don Blankenship trial continues. Good coverage at the Coal Tattoo Blog. 1 greatlaurel Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 1368
‘Rape Rooms’: How W.Va. Women Paid Off Coal Company Debts (xpost from Good Reads) 0 A Little Weird Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1288
Coal’s Decline Is Choking Appalachia Towns (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 2583
Gazette editorial: W.Va.’s chance at the future (EPA) 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1272
Mini-Grant Funding Available to Support Environmental Education in Appalachian Ohio Now Available 1 theHandpuppet Sep 2014 Jul 2015 1 1202
Financing plan offers 1 percent loans in Appalachia (Kentucky) 0 A Little Weird Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1114
Tell Congress: Pass the ACHE Act and end mountaintop removal mining. | CREDO Action 1 Panich52 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1109
WV Delegate Mike Caputo: Coal Jobs and Safety Act not really about jobs or safety 0 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 2 1280
Mitch McConnell has recruited some new passengers to ride his Coal Train Express to kill Clean Power 0 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 2 1106
Melungeons explore mysterious origins at local gathering (Asheville Citizen-Times) 2 carolinayellowdog May 2015 May 2015 1 1592
As Mountaintop Mining Spreads, Lawmakers Oppose Rule To Protect Streams 1 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 3 1251
Interactive map showing communities at risk from continued mountaintop removal mining. 2 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 2 1330
PA resident urges: "Fight the gas companies" 1 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 2 1047
Study warns of MCHM toxicity 0 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 1 1005
Patriot Coal files Chapter 11 — again 0 Panich52 May 2015 May 2015 2 896
Appalachian Harvest Network 0 Tanuki Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1308
Coal Is Dying and It's Never Coming Back 0 A Little Weird Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 1599
Coal job losses more than offset by other energy gains, but not in W.Va. 1 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1445
The Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster: April 5, 2010 2 greatlaurel Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1834
WV-DEP’s Huffman: Strip-mine & mountaintopping health studies deserve ‘closer look’ 3 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 1938
Fracking and environment -- more and more concerns 0 Panich52 Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1152
Hughes Creek residents evacuated due to potential mine blowout 0 greatlaurel Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 1344
WV legislature is set on rolling back the storage tank legislation inacted after the tank spill. 1 greatlaurel Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 1455
Another miner. is killed in an accident at a Murray Energy owned facility. 0 greatlaurel Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 1169
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 appalachiablue Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1395
Place-based Foods of Appalachia 3 Tanuki Feb 2015 Mar 2015 4 1616
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 appalachiablue Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1169
" Ice may have kept oil from contaminating Kanawha River" 0 greatlaurel Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1307
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