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Justice Coal Company Must Pay Miner's Health Premiums, Court Rules

U.S. District Judge Frank Volk ruled last week that Bluestone Coal owes a retired miner and his spouse six years of unpaid health care premiums.

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Mine Workers Union Opposes House Bill To Cap Workers Compensation

House Bill 3270 would amend the state’s deliberate intent law to cap economic damages at $250,000.

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Us & Them Encore: Blair Mountain

The battle of Blair Mountain in 1921 might be West Virginia's ultimate ‘us and them’ story — labor versus absentee landowners; working class versus ruling class; West Virginia versus the world. This Us & Them episode was honored with an award from The Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters.

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Coal Keeps The Lights On, For Now, At The Mountaineer Power Plant

Mountaineer has been generating electric power since Jimmy Carter was president. But due to changing environmental regulations and the competition from natural gas and renewable energy, time could be running out.

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