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Raleigh County teens see bleak future in coalfields
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Raleigh County teens see bleak future in coalfields

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The majority of Liberty High School’s 500-plus student body has links to coal and is not immune to the economic impact that declining exports, tougher environmental regulations and the switch to natural gas at electric power-generating plants are having on the coalfields. The signs of coal’s decline are everywhere in western Raleigh County, […]

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By February 1, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Feb. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.   1. DEMOCRATIC, GOP RACES TIGHT AS IOWA KICKS OFF 2016 VOTING   Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope […]

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