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Monday Apr 14 | Crooks and Liars

Morning Reads: Climate Change For Cheap; Where Your Tax Dollars Go

On Friday, the House approved the $801 billion "compromise" tax bill, sending it on to the White House for President Obama's signature.

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Related Topix: Mining, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, US News, Liberal Political News

Monday Apr 14 | Marietta Times

Va. trial set for coal companies' legal battle

The Charleston Gazette says an April 21 trial is set in Grundy, Va., for a lawsuit filed by Hugh Caperton against Massey Energy.

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Related Topix: Grundy, VA, Mining

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Blankenship Hand-Delivers Letters On Upper Big Branch To Manchin's Office,Tomblin's Reception Room

Former Massey Energy chief executive officer Don Blankenship is continuing his campaign to share what he calls the real source of the Upper Big Branch disaster that killed 29 men.

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Related Topix: Energy, Mining, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Joe Manchin, Explosion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Former court justice, politician hospitalized

A former state Supreme Court chief justice and Republican congressional candidate is in the surgical intensive care unit at Charleston Area Medical Center's Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: US News, Kanawha City, WV, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Mining

Wed Apr 09, 2014

New York Post

Sothebya s slams hedgie Loeb as board battle persists

The venerable auction house blasted the billionaire hedge fund manager in a 41-page PowerPoint presentation on Tuesday, saying Loeb has an abysmal track record of boosting shares of the few companies where he has sat on the board.

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Related Topix: Retail, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings, Mining

Tue Apr 08, 2014

ABC News

Coal Boss: Don't Blame Me for Miners' Troubles

The former boss of one of the nation's largest coal companies, who was known for his iron-fisted control of its operations, said he was not aware that company lawyers routinely fought claims filed by ailing coal miners who believed they had contracted black lung disease.

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Related Topix: Mining, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Mon Apr 07, 2014

JD Supra

Does The First Amendment Allow Journalists To Lie To Their Subjects?...

On April 1, 2014, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin issued a press release accusing Adroit Films of fraud.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Mining, First Circuit Court of Appeals

Sun Apr 06, 2014

ABC News

US Senator: Coal Boss Has - Blood on His Hands'

Four years into the criminal investigation of the nation's worst mining disaster in decades, federal officials told ABC News that prosecutors are now focused on the role of West Virginia coal boss Donald L. Blankenship.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Mining, Explosion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Sister Of UBB Victim Speaking Out Over Blankenship Film

The sister of a miner killed in the Upper Big Branch disaster is speaking out in response to a new film by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

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Related Topix: Mining, Explosion

Switched

Deadly Upper Big Branch Disaster Not Soon Forgotten In West Virginia

April 5, 2014 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine in Montcoal, W.Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia, West Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Mining, Explosion

Charleston Daily Mail

Editorial: Short Takes

Sen. Joe Manchin reacted bitterly to a documentary on the Upper Big Branch explosion which killed 29 miners four years ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Joe Manchin, Explosion, Mining, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Radio's KITM podcast: Avg. pay down, CEO $ way up! Blankenship manifesto. More McCutcheon.

Jobs report day gives us an opportunity to note record corporate profits & CEO pay alongside a drop in average hourly compensation for everyone else.

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Related Topix: Mining

Daily Kos

Radio is LIVE at 9am ET

Friday at last! The day on which I officially give up on apologizing for not really knowing what we're going to talk about, and just say "screw it, you're getting what you're getting!" But I'll share my notes with you, just the same.

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Related Topix: Business Insider, Mining, Stitcher

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Eyewitness News Interviews Blankenship About Controversial Documentary On Upper Big Branch

The backlash continues over the Internet documentary "Upper Big Branch: Never Again" that takes a look at what happened inside the mine that fateful day.

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Related Topix: Mining, Lafayette, LA

ScienceBlogs

Boycott! Don Blankenship's propaganda film about Upper Big Branch disaster [The Pump Handle]

You'd think the man responsible for the death of 29 coal miners would show remorse and not subject us to his opinions.

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Related Topix: Mining, Explosion, Chesapeake, VA, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ABC News

PHOTO: West Virginia coal boss Don Blankenship sits down with ABC News Brian Ross.

Four years into the criminal investigation of the nation's worst mining disaster in decades, federal officials told ABC News that prosecutors are now focused on the role of West Virginia coal boss Donald L. Blankenship.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Mining, Explosion

WCHS-TV Charleston

Family Members Of Upper Big Branch Miners Slated To Rally In Charleston

Family members of Upper Big Branch miners are scheduled to rally Wednesday at the federal courthouse in Charleston.

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Related Topix: Mining, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Coal Valley News

Blankenship funds UBB documentary

The man who headed Massey Energy at the time of one of the worst coal mine disasters in U.S. history is funding a documentary about "what really happened."

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Related Topix: Mining, Prison, Raleigh County, WV, Twitter

Huntington News

Mine Disaster Documentary Labeled Propoganda

Be careful about filmmakers, politicians and lobbyists bearing so-called "disclaimers" on their presentation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Mining

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Washington Examiner

Manchin tells company to remove him from UBB film

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is demanding his name and interview be removed from a documentary funded by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

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Related Topix: Mining

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