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Stephen W. Patrick
Mar 6, 2019
In small, rural towns like Bluefield, West Virginia, economies are hurting, the opioid epidemic is growing, and together they are taking a toll on a surprising population: pregnant women and their babies.
Aug 30, 2018
An innovative program in Appalachia is realigning the skills of the workforce with the needs of employers, getting people back on the job and providing a 21st-century model of workforce development.
Gabriella C. Gonzalez @GabCGonzalez, Shelly Culbertson @SC_Culbertson
Oct 20, 2017
U.S. News & World Report
Despite calls to bring back U.S. coal mines and factories, the real issue isn't a lack of family-sustaining jobs, it's a mismatch between workers and available jobs.