On this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage, guest host Larry Groce welcomes Wilco back to the show for their fourth appearance since 1996. Also joining us is blues man Guy Davis, alt-folk singer and songwriter Peter Case, and Grammy Nominated songwriter and producer Garrison Starr.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, was convicted of violating federal mine safety law in a 2016 trial. Twenty-nine miners at Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine were killed in 2010.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Booth Goodwin, the former federal prosecutor and a Democrat who lost to Justice in the 2016 primary for governor, represents Carter.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
A ceremony was held at noon at the memorial in Raleigh County to the 29 mine workers who lost their lives on April 5, 2010.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On April 5, 2010, the day after Easter, a series of explosions rocked the Upper Big Branch mine near Montcoal in Raleigh County.Twenty-nine men died,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Former coal executive Don Blankenship, who went to prison for his role in the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in West Virginia, drew about 55,000 votes Tuesday as a third-party candidate for president, including thousands of votes in closely contested states.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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