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In central Appalachia, one in five working coal miners with at least 25 years experience underground now suffers from the deadly disease black lung, according to a new study.
In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they’ve read on social media and messaging apps.
A new study by federal health officials finds the recent surge in cases of black lung disease is especially concentrated among coal miners in central Appalachia. Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health say the rate of black lung disease among experienced miners in central Appalachia is the highest they have seen in a quarter century…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A panel largely appointed by Republican Gov. John Kasich has delayed immediate action on his executive order intensifying Ohio’s efforts to fight toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission on Thursday agreed to further study the issue after farmers and some legislative Republicans raised concerns…. Read More
Albuquerque natives, Heather Trost and Jeremy Barnes, (aka A Hawk and A Hacksaw,) brought their unique brand of eastern european-inspired folk music to the Gladden House on Friday, June 1, wrapping up the second day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. A Hawk and A Hacksaw left the audience in a trance with the powerful… Read More
– More than 1.5 Million Votes Strong and Growing: THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Counts Down to the Selection of America’s Best-Loved Novel – – FRONTLINE Announces New Documentary “The Facebook Dilemma” – – Drama Reigns on Sunday Nights With ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: FIRE & DEW, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, and New and Returning Favorites… Read More
WAMU’s Tyrone Turner was mesmerized by the majestic ice and surprised by how he felt in the presence of these massive structures.
Well-funded groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them.
Richard III Act 4, Scene 4 QUEEN MARGARET Read by Allison Epperson I called thee then, vain flourish of my fortune; I called thee then, poor shadow, painted queen, The presentation of but what I was, The flattering index of a direful pageant, One heaved a-high to be hurled down below, A mother only… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A top whiskey industry official in Kentucky says he’s worried that global trade conflicts will escalate, with the state’s bourbon producers caught in the crosshairs. So he’s inviting whiskey associations across the world to meet in Kentucky to discuss ways to defuse trade disputes. Kentucky Distillers’ Association President Eric Gregory told… Read More