Amy Ray returns to Mountain Stage on this week’s encore broadcast, along with her band, New York trio The Lone Bellow, progressive banjo player Alison Brown, slide guitar master and banjo champion Tony Furtado, and Nova Scotia folk group Villages. This episode was recorded at the People's Bank Theatre in Marietta, Ohio with guest host Larry Groce.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Silica dust is driving a surge in new black lung cases, causing more severe forms of the disease and in younger miners.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The limit would be lowered to 50 micrograms per cubic meter per eight-hour shift, down from 100.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Wednesday, April 5, marked the 13th anniversary of the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster. It was thirteen years ago when an explosion 1,000 feet underground killed 29 miners at Massey Energy’s Uppe...Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, a group of state legislative and education leaders will soon embark on another national economic development tour. The program, called ChooseWV, tells West Virginia’s story directly to those who can make a major job and industry impact.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Hamilton said Senate Bill 157 could help do that, by funding the Coalfield Community Development Office.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The convoluted bankruptcy of coal company Blackjewel has hit another turn of events as the company’s former CEO moved to liquidate the company. A federal judge granted a motion last week to convert the bankruptcy from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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