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Miners Urge Congressional Action On Pensions, Black Lung Fund

Source: Ohio Valley Resource Retired coal miners and coal community activists are on Capitol Hill this week urging action on…

Jefferson County coal mine to be bought for $400 million

Source: Birmingham Business Journal A private Birmingham coal producer is selling a coal mine in Jefferson County to a major…

A Life Built From Underground

Source: The Register-Herald It was a normal Friday in 1971 when a young man returning home from the Vietnam War…

Labor has its Day with November in mind

Source: West Virginia Metro News MARMET, W.Va. — Before the Labor Day parade in Marmet began Monday morning, U.S. Sen. Joe…

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