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  • Healthy hearts the aim of grant money in Va., W.Va.

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than $644,000 in grant funding aimed at promoting healthier lives in Appalachia is being awarded to care providers in Virginia and West Virginia. The grants are from the AstraZeneca HealthCare…

  • ARC meeting focuses on retaining youth in region

    FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An event being held in northwest Alabama will look at ways to keep young people in Appalachia. The fall conference of the Appalachian Regional Commission will be held Thursday in Florence.…

  • ‘Ghost murals’ being restored across Appalachia

    HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — Coca-Cola Consolidated is working across Appalachia to restore “ghost murals.” The murals were painted on buildings more than a century ago, before radio commercials, electronic billboards or television. Now the once-colorful…