Appalachians love to compete. Whether it’s recreational league softball, a turkey calling contest or workplace chili cook offs, Mountain folks are in it to win it. But there’s more to competing than just winning or losing. In this show, we’ll meet competitors who are also keepers of beloved Appalachian traditions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Miner benefit levels are tied to the federal pay scale rather than the cost of living. Therefore, though inflation levels have risen, miners’ black lung benefits have not.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Environmental Groups Ask Federal Court To Once Again Stop Construction Of The Mountain Valley Pipeline
Environmental organizations, led by local advocacy group Appalachian Voices, have once again asked a federal court to halt construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s $2 trillion clean energy plan is drawing praise from organizations that work with coal communities on economic transition, but mixed reactions from union officials and industry groups.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A federal judge has denied a request by coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to dismiss a lawsuit over selenium violations…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Standing on the breezy outlook at Flag Rock Recreation Area, Norton City Manager Fred Ramey is taking in the panoramic view of downtown Norton, Virginia.…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A nonprofit environmental group has released a mapping tool it says shows mountaintop coal mining has been expanding closer to communities in central…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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