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School to help Appalachian women expanding

A school that helps improve the lives of poverty-stricken Appalachian women is expanding its reach outside Kentucky to areas in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:08am EDT

Tags: Appalachia, poverty

U.S. transportation bill key for Appalachia roads

The Appalachian Regional Commission says a $100 billion transportation bill signed by President Barack Obama provides a significant federal commitment to complete a highway system in the Appalachia region.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:25am EDT

Tags: Appalachia, Appalachian Regional Commission

New website aims to be Appalachia's own WikiLeaks

A handful of freelance journalists and computer programmers are launching what they hope will become Appalachia's own version of WikiLeaks, a website where government and corporate whistle blowers can anonymously share documents.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 06:46am EST

Tags: WikiLeaks, Appalachia