Appalachia

UK Center For Excellence In Rural Health

What to do about healthcare disparities in Appalachia is the focus of the first-ever Appalachian Research Day Wednesday in Hazard.  The conference takes place from 10 to 4 at the UK Center for Excellence in Rural Health. 

Coal Billionaire Owes Millions In Safety Fines

Jul 31, 2014
wmmt radio

A West Virginia coal billionaire has more than 250 pending violations at mining operations in Kentucky and four other states.

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - For a lot of college students, summer is a chance to kick back and relax-- maybe do an internship -- before resuming classes in the fall. But some students in Appalachia won’t be returning to campus next August, at least not at the school where they originally enrolled.