BECKLEY — Leslie Baker, director of operations for the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia, walks along the snow-covered tracks used by mine cars Wednesday afternoon at New River Park in Beckley.
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East River Mountain Tunnel repairs will continue for several weeks
Motorists traveling Interstate 77 could see slight delays again tonight as repair work continues inside of the fire-damaged East River Mountain Tunnel.
State leaders to attend coal rally in Pittsburgh
West Virginia officials are set to join hundreds of coal miners and coal supporters at an electricity and energy jobs rally.
Americans continue to be plagued by debt
Credit card debt may have reached its lowest level in a decade, but according to a recent study on personal debt vs. income, just as more people are paying off their credit card debt monthly, nearly the same number of people are being reported for unpaid bills.
Theatre West Virginia gives back to hospice
Theatre West Virginia, even with its shortened season this year, has found a way to give back to the community.
Mike Cavendish, a past board president at TWV, presented Hospice of Southern West Virginia with a check Thursday for over $1,000.
Former Summers County commissioner indicted
The Summers County grand jury handed up indictments against 17 individuals this month, including one against a former county commissioner.
Weaker prices widen second quarter losses for Arch Coal
Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer’s latest earnings surpass analysts’ expectations.
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State DHHR workers to picket over large caseloads
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees are picketing outside the agency's Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.
Arch Coal posts bigger 2Q loss
Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer's latest earnings surpass analysts' expectations.
UPDATE: East River Mountain Tunnel repairs mostly complete
The Virginia Department of Transportation was able to complete its repairs of the East River Mountain Tunnel overnight. There will be no need for the closure this evening.
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