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Wyoming County Teacher Talks about Walkout

West Virginia Morning
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On this West Virginia Morning, Wyoming County was the first to decide to walk off the job during the recent statewide teacher strike, starting what some folks are calling a labor movement. Inside Appalachia host Jessica Lilly caught up with Wyoming County teacher Nina Tunstelle on her way up to Charleston before the walkout ended.

Also on today's show, in the heart of Pennsylvania coal country, another mine is shutting down. It’s the latest in a long line of closures. For StateImpact Pennsylvania, The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier went to the Four West mine in Greene County on one of its last days producing coal.

We also hear the Mountain Stage Song of the Week  -- "Southern Gothic," the title track of a new release by Dan Tyminski.