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  1. Resurgence of Crippling Black Lung Disease Seen in US Coal MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... James Marcum, who has black lung disease, takes a pulmonary function test at the Stone Mountain Health Center in St. Charles, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2018. Progressive massive fibrosis is "by definition" considered totally disabling, the authors ...

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  2. Coal lobby's push for lower black lung tax clashed with U.S. studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Reuters

    U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the incurable ailment was in decline and a victims' trust fund was financially healthy, assertions contradicted by government findings, according to documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Radiological technician Mark Davis looks at the chest x-ray of retired coal miner James Marcum, who has complicated black lung disease, at the Stone Mountain Health Services in St. Charles, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2018.

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  3. Nonfiction: The Worst Drug Crisis in American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... America By Beth Macy Illustrated. 376 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $28. In 2000, a doctor in the tiny town of St. Charles, Va., began writing alarmed letters to Purdue Pharma , the manufacturer of OxyContin. The drug had come to market four years ...

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  4. A tenth of U.S. veteran coal miners have black lung disease: NIOSHRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Reuters

    More than 10 percent of America's coal miners with 25 or more years of experience have black lung disease, the highest rate recorded in roughly two decades, according to a government study released on Thursday that showed cases concentrated heavily in central Appalachia. FILE PHOTO: Radiological technician Mark Davis looks at the chest x-ray of retired coal miner James Marcum, who has complicated black lung disease, at the Stone Mountain Health Services in St. Charles, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2018.

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  5. BOONE, George RalphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Laura (Taylor) Spivey, Russell (Brionna) Boone; and six great-grandchildren. After attending high school in St. Charles, Virginia, and his freshman year at Lincoln Memorial University, he joined the United States Air Force in 1949. He served his ...

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  6. Coal lobby fights black lung tax as disease rates surgeRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | ABC News

    Retired coal miner James Marcum, who has black lung disease, has a chest x-ray taken at Stone Mountain Health Services in St. Charles, Va., May 18, 2018. Marcum worked at a surface strip mine for 20-25 years, but has not yet been approved for benefits for his black lung disease.

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  7. BAILEY, MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    BAILEY, Michael H. Age 69, of New Lebanon, went to be with the Lord and his family on Thursday December 7, 2017. Mike was born March 25, 1948 in St. Charles, VA to his parents, Rowland and Georgia Bailey.

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