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Matewan massacre remembered 100 years later

Source: WV MetroNews   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the Matewan massacre, in which Mingo County officials…

Cecil Roberts: Postal Service a lifeline for rural West Virginia

Source: West Virginia Gazette May 9, 2020   In the midst of the gravest crisis our nation has confronted in…

Mine workers’ union supports Salvation Army

Source: Estevan  May 07, 2020 Estevan Salvation Army director of ministry Ronza Reynard accepts a cheque for $3,000 from Ashley…

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Matewan massacre remembered 100 years later

Source: WV MetroNews   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the Matewan massacre, in which Mingo County officials and detectives with Baldwin-Felts Detectives Inc. engaged in a conflict that would lead to the West Virginia Mine War. Thirteen detectives traveled to Matewan to evict union coal miners out of their homes, which were owned by […]

Cecil Roberts: Postal Service a lifeline for rural West Virginia

Source: West Virginia Gazette May 9, 2020   In the midst of the gravest crisis our nation has confronted in decades, it is beyond disappointing to see national political leaders use the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to destroy the United States Postal Service. The refusal by the White House and others in Congress to […]

Mine workers’ union supports Salvation Army

Source: Estevan  May 07, 2020 Estevan Salvation Army director of ministry Ronza Reynard accepts a cheque for $3,000 from Ashley Johnson, the financial secretary for the United Mine Workers of America Local 7606. The union recently made the cheque presentation through a collection that they had for the food bank. Johnson said they chose to […]

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UMWA furious over Consol’s motion to dissolve Murray Energy

Source: WV MetroNews April 29, 2020   CHARLESTON, W.Va.– The United Mine Workers of America is livid over a request by Consol Energy to have the assets of bankrupt coal producer Murray Energy liquidated. Consol, one of Murray’s largest creditors, recently asked a bankruptcy judge to change the company’s Chapter 11 filing in which they […]

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