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Are Union Leaders Richard Trumka and Cecil Roberts Murderers?

Laurence Leamer | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Trumka is an ambitious, smart man and it was unthinkable that he or other UMWA leaders would hire a contract killer as Blankenship suggests may have happened.

Senators Grill Massey CEO Don Blankenship On Safety At Upper Big Branch Mine

AOL News | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (May 20) -- The coal baron who runs the West Virginia mine that last month saw the deadliest U.S. mine accident in 40 years came unbowed to...

Safety Awards That Endanger Workers' Lives

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

BP, Massey Energy and Tesoro all have hauled out plaques celebrating safety achievements to deflect allegations of corporate recklessness in the after...

Big Coal Defeat! Rednecks and Greens Announce Victory at Blair Mountain

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

After 500 mountains in Appalachia have been blown to bits by mountaintop removal, one peak was most likely saved: Blair Mountain in West Virginia.

West Virginia? Take Me Home, Country Roads...

Andy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Rosenberg

In a year full of surprises to the conventional political wisdom, Obama's campaign is rocketing to competitiveness in the nearly all-white state of West Virginia.