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Nicole Musgrave
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West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Lots of people live with common household objects like furniture, silverware, and rugs. But for many of us, we seldom think about who makes these items, or where to turn when they’re in need of repair. One man in Kingsport, Tennessee has been building and repairing carpets and rugs for over 50 years. For Jerry Machen Sr., the business not only provides him with a livelihood, but also an outlet for expressing creativity and an opportunity for discovery.
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Alastair Pike
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Wheeling Streetscape Project Groundbreaking
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Mountain Stage
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Chris Morris
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Mountain Stage
This week’s brand-new episode of Mountain Stage features one of Americana music’s most heralded and admired writers, James McMurtry. He'll perform songs from his latest album, The Horses and the Hounds, on New West Records. We also get a set of enchanting new music from Aoife O’Donovan, a high-energy performance from the effervescent Sammy Rae & The Friends, plus Nashville based hit writer Natalie Hemby, and songwriter Heather Maloney.
Inside Appalachia
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Mason Adams
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West Virginia Public Broadcasting
This week, we begin our journey through Appalachia in Floyd, Virginia, at the Friday Night Jamboree. We’ll also check in with volunteers from across the country who are coming together to help those in Eastern Kentucky dealing with flood damage. And we’ll learn about the people who worked toward securing women the right to vote. All that and more this week Inside Appalachia.
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