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How's Our Air?, Stereotyping Young West Virginians That Stay, & A Berkeley Springs Quilt Auction

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
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West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The American Lung Association says air pollution in the state's metropolitan areas has generally improved but there’s more ozone, or smog, in every county where it was measured. Young people that choose to stay in West Virginia often find themselves stereotyped by those who've left for other opportunities. Also, quilts are the primary form of art on display in Berkeley as the annual Delectable Mountains Quilt Guild’s Yard Square Quilt Auction kicks off.  

A native of Washington, West Virginia, Dave Mistich joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in October of 2012, as the Charleston Reporter. After bouncing around a variety of newsroom roles at WVPB, he now focuses on state-level politics and government, as well as breaking news. Dave plays on the world's best-worst softball team, Chico's Bail Bonds. He can be reached via email at dmistich@wvpublic.org and you can follow him on Twitter @davemistich.