West Virginia

Nika Knight, staff writer
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was released last week from prison after serving one year for his role in a deadly mine explosion that killed 29 , and one of his first acts after being released was to appeal to President Donald Trump for more lenient laws to protect "frightened" coal executives such as himself from prosecution. In the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Public News Service reporter Dan Heyman was arrested in the West Virginia State Capitol.
A reporter said he was arrested Tuesday in Charleston, West Virginia for asking...
Nika Knight, staff writer
In a town hall in rural McDowell County, West Virginia, on Sunday, Sen. Bernie...

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The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...