Appalachian Coal Country, In Distress

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YES! Magazine on Jul 18, 2014 8:54 AM said:

Fifty years ago, concern about "poverty pockets" in Appalachia led to a federal "War on Poverty." Today, poverty no longer stands at one in three. Regionally, it hovers close to the national norm. But in the coal country of WV and eastern KY, poverty and unemployment are still high. Learn how local people are fighting for a new economy: