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Some miners in Eastern Ky. are out of job again; the state offering some relief

During the coronaviurs outbreak many Kentuckians are filing for unemployment benefits, but for some coal miners in Eastern Kentucky this is the second time in less than a year they're jobless.

Bankrupt coal company Blackjewel accuses former CEO of fraud

Attorneys for bankrupt coal company Blackjewel LLC and its creditors are asking a judge to let them examine the finances of former CEO Jeff Hoops.

Coal mining job fair Thursday in Pike County

Wellmore Energy's Coal Division is hosting a coal mining job fair on Thursday, May 30 at the Phelps Branch of the Pike County Public Library.

US coal mining deaths surge in 2017 after hitting record low

Coal mining deaths surged in the U.S. in 2017, one year after they hit a record low.

Bill advances to make coal sector eligible for incentives

If the bill becomes law, coal mining or processing companies could seek approval for various tax incentives rewarding job creation and investment.

US mine safety officials report mining deaths down in 2015

Federal mine safety officials say mining deaths are down in the U.S., with 18 miners losing their lives in accidents during the first six months of the year.

Blackhawk Mining plans to buy some Patriot Coal assets

Blackhawk Mining LLC says it plans to buy some of Patriot Coal's assets in southern West Virginia.

Coal mining protest entering 10th year

Environmental activists and eastern Kentucky residents are heading to the state Capitol next week to protest surface mining in Appalachia.

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Woman killed in collision in McCreary County

KSP says 32-year old Tiffany Renfro, of Parkers Lake, wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision. She died at the scene.

Ashland shooting victim identified

Ashland Police say 65-year old Irvin Pereira was shot Sunday evening in a domestic incident.