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Bill Restarts Flow of State Funds To Horse, Dog Racing Industries

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, after almost 15 years, the West Virginia Legislature came through on a promise made to the state’s horse and dog racing industries. As Liz McCormick reports, revenues that had been allocated elsewhere is flowing back to those industries. As part of our occasional series, “Effective from Passage,” we explore Senate Bill 13, which officially went into effect late last week.

Also on today’s show, Doris Fields, also known as Lady D, is a blues and R&B singer who lives in Beckley. She likes to pass on her love of music, and recently participated in the West Virginia Humanities Council's Folklife Apprenticeship Program with Xavier Oglesby. Inside Appalachia host Jessica Lilly has this profile of West Virginia’s Lady-D.

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