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The Homer Laughlin Company has a long and strong history of making dinnerware.  Trace the ups and downs of the Fiestaware industry in West Virginia.

The West Virginia Turnpike

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Explore the impact of the WV turnpike on the economy of West Virginia.

Rockefeller's Move to West Virginia and Program Focus

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Examine reasons behind Jay Rockefeller's move to West Virginia and programs he initiated.

Rockefeller's Background Information and the Toyota Deal

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Explore how Jay Rockefeller's background enabled him to establish a working relationship with Toyota Manufacturing which had a positive impact on West Virginia's economy.

Lavender Farming | Appalachian Innovators

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Learn how opportunities in lavender farming have impacted the economic future of southern West Virginia.