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Erica Peterson

reporter at West Virginia Public Radio

Erica Peterson appears in the following:

From Coal To Code: A New Path For Laid-Off Miners In Kentucky

Friday, May 06, 2016

The state's coal industry is shrinking fast; more than 10,000 workers have lost their jobs since 2008. A small firm in eastern Kentucky is turning unemployed coal workers into software developers.

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A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Cream cheese, cucumber juice and a touch of onion. That may sound like an unlikely combination, but Benedictine is a Kentucky favorite. Gwynne Potts, a self-proclaimed aficionado, says it's delicious.

"The best thing to eat Benedictine on is just white bread," Potts says. "No special bread; it only takes away ...

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Deadly Storms 'Worst Case Scenario' In Indiana

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Across the Midwest and South, residents are cleaning up from Friday's outbreak of late winter storms. A seemingly nonstop barrage of tornadoes roared across rural farmland and cities...

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White House Eyes Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Thursday, October 29, 2009

As Congress begins to debate climate change legislation, a fight between environmentalists and industry over a particular type of coal mining is ratcheting up in West Virginia. The Ob...

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