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U.S. Senate candidate Don Blankenship faces protesters during Morgantown town hall


The Daily Athenaeum

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When Don Blankenship came to the WVU Mountainlair, so did protesters.

Minutes after Blankenship, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate and the former CEO of Massey Energy, began talking during a town hall on Thursday, a protester left her seat to place roses on Blankenship’s podium.

“These are for Richard K. Lane,” said the protester, who then walked out of the room.

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