Matewan Newswire (Page 6)

Matewan Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Matewan, WV. (Page 6)

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  1. August 30 Blair MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... the steel mills humming. Labor organizing in the coal fields faced violent repression. The conflict turned bloody at Matewan. Friend of labor, local law man Sid Hatfield had won a gun battle against armed members of the notorious Baldwin-Felts ...

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  2. Hang on to your staplers: Best movies for Labor Day watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... where both the corrupt management and the corrupt union are duking it out for supremacy. When the coal miners in Matewan, West Virginia began to unionize in teh 1920s, their employers cut their wages and threatened to fire and replace them. This led ...

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  3. Local Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... to reduce dropout rates, and to improve high school graduation rates for students at Burch Middle School, Matewan Pre-K-8 School and Mingo Central Comprehensive High School. These schools were targeted due to data showing a high proportion of ...

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