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More On Kentucky Flood Recovery And Breeding Tomatoes This West Virginia Morning

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On this West Virginia Morning, for more than 70 years, a researcher at West Virginia University has been breeding and perfecting tomatoes. Now his work is on its way to help developing countries.

Also, in this show, the clock has run out for residents of eastern Kentucky affected by flooding earlier this year to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance. As the region recovers, efforts have been disrupted by relentless summer rains. In the second story of a two-part series, Corinne Boyer reports on challenges Kentuckians face nearly five months after the flooding disaster.

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