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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Mining Association says exports helped support nearly 24,000 coal jobs in West Virginia in 2011. That's based on a new study the industry group commissioned. It says about 35 million of the 131 million tons...
After almost three years of controversy, a rock-mining company will begin digging into the foothills above the San Gabriel Valley, an operation that critics said would scar the mountainside, worsen air quality and cut off access to a popular trail head,...
Actor Steve Martin is no stranger to bluegrass. A banjo player since he was 17, Martin has performed with the legendary Earl Scruggs, received a Grammy for his 2009 debut music album, “The Crow,” and stood on the stage at Nashville’s...
Tags: Apple iPhone, Celebrities, Earl Scruggs, Mining, Kravis Center
NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (AP) — Felman Production LLC plans to temporarily idle one of three electric arc furnaces at its ferroalloys plant in New Haven and lay off union workers. The company says in a news release that several management and contract...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The Army private who gave more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to WikiLeaks is returning to Fort Meade for the last scheduled hearing before his military trial next month. The pretrial hearing today for Pfc. Bradley...
Associated PressFAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A FirstEnergy official says the planned $1.1 billion sale of a coal-fired power plant is a reasonable price for protection against the much more expensive option of buying electricity on the spot market. Vice president for...
Tags: Coal, Mining, FirstEnergy Corp., Allegheny Energy Inc.
South Bend TribuneELKHART -- A recent episode of the NBC series "Chicago Fire" featured a product made in Elkhart. Elkhart Brass makes more than 2,000 products used in the fire-fighting industry, including nozzles for hoses, controls, monitors and valves. Established in...
Channel 2 NewsThe price of gold has been dropping for six days as of Friday and local miners say the declines haven't dampened their optimism. The Alaska chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America spent part of Friday teaching Anchorage area sixth graders...
Tags: Gold and Precious Material, Mining
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGAfter hearing Sara Evans sing Thursday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, you have to wonder how the country music tolerates the voices of Taylor Swift and her ilk these days, let alone makes them hits. Sara Evans at Sands Bethlehem......
Hartfordwaiting for photo to be emailed. The Welsh Society of Western New England (WSWNE) will have an Afternoon Tea with a presentation on "Welsh Gardens and Estates" on June 8 at the Town and County Club, 22 Woodland St., Hartford, a Victorian house built in...
Tags: Wales, Abraham Lincoln, Mining
Baseball is a game of failure. The best hitters make outs almost seven times out of 10 at-bats, and the best pitchers don't win a third of their starts. Baseball biographies and autobiographies have a similar success rate. Too many are publicity-...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Opposition is mounting to Mon Power's proposed purchase of a coal-fired power plant in north-central West Virginia — a deal critics say is overvalued and would unfairly raise rates. In letters to the Public Service...
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