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A push to restore pride in the way Appalachians speak

Updated: 07/13/2015 - West Virginia University linguist Kirk Hazen has interviewed dozens of people around the state and used his research to publish books and articles about how ways of speaking have changed.

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Same-sex marriage back in court in Kentucky

Posted: 07/13/2015 - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is one of a handful of local officials across the country who has refused to comply with the court's order because she says it violates her religious beliefs.

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Water Day a success despite rain

Updated: 07/12/2015 - Children from the Summit Community Church headed into the rain Sunday afternoon to celebrate their second annual Water Day.

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Lewis County battling dangerous synthetic drug

Posted: 07/12/2015 - A synthetic drug known as "flakka" or "gravel" is wreaking havoc in some Kentucky communities, but law enforcement officers say there's little they can do about it. That's because possession of Alpha-PVP is only a misdemeanor, no matter how much of it a person has.

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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path in Kentucky

Posted: 07/12/2015 - The first test of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage begins Monday in a Kentucky courtroom, where a county clerk plans to argue that her Christian faith prevents her from issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

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Greeks heading to Brussels for crucial talks

Posted: 07/11/2015 - Greek government negotiators are headed into weekend talks with their international creditors with the backing of their parliament and in the knowledge that their reform plan held enough concessions to be a basis for negotiations.

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