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Salem-News.com West Virginia articles
Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2010 13:43)
MAPLight.org: Mining Industry Invests in Politicians; Stopped Mine Safety LawsSalem-News.com
The recent explosion at the Massey Energy coal mine in West Virginia that killed 29 coal miners has left many bewildered Americans questioning how the federal government could have prevented this tragedy.
A bill to help rescue miners in emergencies and protect miners' safety was defeated in Congress three years ago.
Salem-News.com (Apr-05-2010 19:14)
7 Dead, 19 Missing in West Virginia Mine CollapseSalem-News.com Staff Report
Search and rescue efforts are continuing.
(JULIAN, W.Va.) -
A mine collapse in West Virgina has claimed a number of miner's lives, while many more remain missing.
Salem-News.com (Dec-14-2009 01:51)
Top U.S. Photographer Arrested & Injured by Police for Photographing Santa ClausTim King Salem-News.com
Voted the best news photographer in the United States, Scott Rensberg was treated like an animal by police in Charleston, West Virginia.
(CHARLESTON, West Va.) -
An award-winning video journalist from Washington was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for taking pictures of Santa and a choir at a West Virginia mall, and he says the police officer's actions during the arrest nearly dislocated his shoulder.
Salem-News.com (Apr-08-2008 21:23)
Arlington Cemetery Makes Historic Exception for World War I VeteranSalem-News.com
Frank Buckles apparently doesn't intend to take the offer any time soon. At 107, he still does 50 sit ups a day and lifts weights three times a week.
(MILWAUKIE, Ore.) -
Ken Buckles, Executive Director of Oregon's Remembering America's Heroes, has won a long-fought battle – a battle centered around World War One.