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  1. Hats offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Republican

    ... to its current campus, which would allow for expansion. - Those who keep alive the memories of those killed in the Monongah mine disaster 110 years ago with annual services. The disaster remains the deadliest mining disaster in U.S. history and ...

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  2. Monongah mine disaster victims remembered on 110th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | West Virginia Metro

    While described as the worst mining disaster in America, the Monongah Mine Disaster went a century without remembrances and commemoration. "I look back 100 years to when all these people came from all over the world to make a better life for themselves and their children, and they ended up dying," said , a UNICO member who organized the commemoration.

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  3. On This Day: Ship explosion near Halifax kills more than 1,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | UPI

    In 1907, in West Virginia's Marion County, an explosion in a network of mines owned by the Fairmont Coal Co. in Monongah killed 361 coal miners.

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  4. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The News-Review

    ... In 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. history occurred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, West Virginia. In 1922, the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which established the Irish Free State, came into force one year to the day ...

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  5. this Date in History, Dec. 6: 13th Amendment abolishes slavery Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Sun Journal

    ... In 1907, the worst mining disaster in U.S. history occurred as 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, West Virginia. In 1922, the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which established the Irish Free State, came into force one year to the day ...

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  6. This day in historyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Boston.com

    ... state to endorse it. In 1907, in the worst US mining disaster, 362 men and boys died in a coal mine explosion in Monongah, W.V. In 1917, some 2,000 people were killed when an explosives-laden French cargo ship, the Mont Blanc, collided with the ...

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  7. Saban legacy lives on in northern Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | West Virginia Metro

    ... how he got football started in the area, especially youth football. "We started to see a huge growth, not only from Monongah High School with those state championships in the late 60s, early 70s, but then also Mannington kind of took off following ...

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  8. Hats offRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Republican

    ... future for their families. The explosion came 61 years after at least 362 perished Dec. 6, 1907, in an explosion at Monongah Nos. 6 and 8, the worst coal mine disaster in U.S. history. - WVU Medicine officials, who have announced plans to build a ...

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  9. Marion County home deemed total loss after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... s. Multiple fire crews responded to the scene, including Barracksville, Baxter, Farmington, Grant Town, Mannington, Monongah, Reedsville, Rivesville, and Worthington fire departments. Harrison County crews also assisted.

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  10. People Can Become Resilient After DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Psychology Today

    ... last month they celebrated once again their Italian culture and heritage. It was there that people talked of the Monongah disaster n 1907 at the Fairmont Coal Co. where some 362 lives were lost after an explosion. And the most recent mining tragedy ...

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  11. Little Free Libraries encourage interaction, literacyRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... registered libraries in the world. A map on the Little Free Libraries website shows three sites in Fairmont, one in Monongah and one in Barrackville. Amber Morris and her family created their bionic book-lender over the winter, and set him out for ...

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  12. Alabama vs. Florida State: Prediction, preview, pick to win - SEC footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | UPI

    ... Saban's first season at Bama). Both also are from small towns in West Virginia. Born in Fairmont, Saban grew up in Monongah, Fisher in Clarksburg. "I knew of him," Fisher said. "We had to drive through the town to get to my grandfather's house." ...

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  13. Jimbo Fisher can rely on former Nick Saban assistants in Alabama openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Trickett moved back to his home state in 1966 after living in Alabama, he saw Saban shine as a sophomore leading Monongah High School against Masontown Valley High. "He was a good, little player," said Trickett, who is 69, four years older than ...

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  14. Birth announcements for July 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Republican

    A son, Easton River Snoderly, 6 pounds, 14 ounces, was born July 7, 2017, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, to Joshua and Brittany Snoderly of Monongah. Mother's maiden name is Sayers.

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  15. Second annual Spruce Knob race setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... running water and showers and delicious meals prepared by Experience Learning's staff. He and his wife live in Monongah, outside of Fairmont, and have helped stage more standard mountain bike races in Valley Falls and Watters Smith State Parks. When ...

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  16. Mendoza: Words, thoughts, actions worth of emulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Sun-Star

    ... in memory of the 362 men who had died in the previous December's explosions at the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah, but it was a one-time commemoration and not an annual holiday. The following year, a Spokane, Washington, woman named Sonora ...

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  17. EDITORIAL: A time to say thanks to fathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Later that day, a number of other families near Fairmont, West Virginia were doing the same, as at 10:28 a.m., the Monongah mining collapse happened. At the No. 6 and No. 8 coal mines for the Fairmont Mining Company, an explosion happened that ...

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  18. My - Sweet & Precious' Dad true exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... in memory of the 362 men who had died in the previous December's explosions at the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah, but it was a one-time commemoration and not an annual holiday. The next year, a Spokane, Wash., woman named Sonora Smart ...

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  19. Full-Court Press: My dad is one of a kind to meRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Times

    Like any other holiday or traditional holiday, I'm sure Father's Day is celebrated and thought of differently across this country and around the world. After scouring the internet for the origin of Father's Day, the best I could find is that the tradition began in 1907 in Monongah, W.V., to honor a large group of men, many fathers, that had died in a mining accident and left scores of children behind.

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  20. When is Father's Day 2017 in the UK?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | IcNetwork

    ... Grace Golden Clayton was the founder of the first Father's Day in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 5, 1908 after Monongah, a nearby town, suffered a mine explosion killing more than 360 men. More than 200 of these men were fathers and left behind ...

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