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The Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store has been going on for 99 years. The Appalachian spine that connects Tennessee, Kentucky and North Carolina to Virginia and West Virginia and on up to Ohio and Pennsylvania isn't the only region where race is an undercurrent in this presidential election. But the two campaigns are paying close attention here because it is generally understood that Barack Obama must win his share of these Reagan Democrats/Hillary Democrats to win the White House. 2008(Preston Gannaway/Rocky Mountain News)

The Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store has been going on for 99 years. The Appalachian spine that connects Tennessee, Kentucky and North Carolina to Virginia and West Virginia and on up to Ohio and Pennsylvania isn't the only region where race is an undercurrent in this presidential election. But the two campaigns are paying close attention here because it is generally understood that Barack Obama must win his share of these Reagan Democrats/Hillary Democrats to win the White House.  

2008 

(Preston Gannaway/Rocky Mountain News)