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May 12, 1942: Mine Explosion Kills 56 in Osage

On May 12, 1942, a worker in the Christopher No. 3 mine at Osage—just outside Morgantown—left a ventilation door open, and methane accumulated in a dusty…

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Researchers Uncover History of Former Coal Community

West Virginia University researchers recently completed a year-long project exploring the history of a coal community in Monongalia County, using photos…

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