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Flooding In Kentucky And New Book Explores Beginnings Of 2018 Teacher Strike, This West Virginia Morning

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On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginia teachers in 2018 went on strike for better pay. That movement spread. Now a new book looks at where it all began. The book’s co-author and former West Virginia teacher Brendan Muckian-Bates sat down with reporter Chris Schulz to discuss.

Also, in this show, the recent flooding in eastern Kentucky devastated towns and lives. Appalshop, the organization that has documented the lives of the people from the region for more than 50 years, is right in the middle of the floods in Whitesburg. News Director Eric Douglas spoke with Appalshop Operations Director Roger May about where things stand.

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