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Ohio Valley ReSource
The convoluted bankruptcy of coal company Blackjewel has hit another turn of events as the company’s former CEO moved to liquidate the company. A federal judge granted a motion last week to convert the bankruptcy from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.
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Hannah Tufts
Juggling work and child care has never been easy, but it’s gotten even more complicated during the coronavirus pandemic. Our child care system is in crisis.The system was patchwork and threadbare before this year. Working parents in the United States face a lot of pressure. And child care workers are often underpaid, overworked, and undervalued.In this week’s episode of Inside Appalachia we’ll hear from several people who have had to adjust their lives and work in the midst of the global pandemic.
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“Mountain Stage” with host Larry Groce will wrap up the year with a 37th anniversary celebration THIS SUNDAY December 6 at 7p.m. EST. Once again presented without an audience, the show will be available to view as a one-time live stream at MountainStage.org and Livesessions.NPR.org. No ticket is required to watch the show, but a pay-what-you-wish ticket can be purchased via Eventbrite, with the option to add a Mountain Stage facemask or a bandana to your order.
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