Coal-Mining Area Grapples With How To Keep ‘Bright Young Minds’
Posted: January 8, 2014 in poverty
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Residents of Martin County, Ky., where President Johnson traveled to promote his war on poverty in 1964, say they need jobs more than government aid. Coal mines are shutting down, and many local college grads say they have to leave the county if they want to make a living.
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