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Arch Moore and Wally Barron two crooked governors

Arch Moore died yesterday January 7, 2014. Arch Moore and Wally Barron This event is credited with swinging the election for governor from Democrat James Sprouse to Republican Arch Moore. November 3, 1968, a day before the election, Arch Moore’s … Continue reading

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The Coal War on West Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains

Just some drops in the bucket: 1883—2014–21,000 deaths in coal mine accidents 1998-2014–170 deaths in coal mine accidents 1968—2007–Black Lung—1500 Coal Miner Black Lung deaths each year (source: UMWA) That’s close to 60,000 black lung deaths just since 1968 21,351 … Continue reading

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