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Miners who were blocking a coal train while waiting on money they said Quest Energy owed them have been paid and have moved from the tracks.
Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program announced it will host a Benefits Fair for laid-off miners to file claims and find a new career.
Toy donations for children of out-of-work Harlan County coal miners can be dropped off at the Walmart in Hamburg in Lexington on Saturday.
A group of Harlan County miners blocking a coal shipment from Blackjewel ended their protest Thursday.
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet has sent letters to coal and construction companies that might be in violation of a state law that requires a bond to cover employee wages.
The Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation announced a $492,000 gift to Blackjewel miners
An auction is set for the assets of bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel LLC that could result in putting miners back to work.
As black lung disease surges in Appalachia, some coal miners are going to Washington, D.C., to lobby for restoration of a tax that coal companies pay to a trust fund to help former workers with the illness.
Harlan County Community Action says it set up the GoFundMe account to directly help miners and their families meet immediate needs.
Inaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung disease.
HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky jury has awarded two former coal miners who filed a civil lawsuit claiming defective dust masks led to...
Federal regulators say an accident that killed a coal miner in Pike County happened because a conveyor belt didn't have adequate safety guards.
A Louisville-based software company says it is expanding its training program for eastern Kentucky students in regions hit hard by the loss of coal jobs.
WHITESBURG, Ky. (WTVQ/CNN) - Coal miners in Eastern Kentucky are concerned that President-Elect Donald Trump's plan to repeal Obamacare may mean they'll lose black...
An election-year bill to fulfill a 70-year-old government promise and protect health-care and pension benefits for retired miners is dividing coal-state Republicans.
The U.S Department of Labor has funded a grant worth $3.4 million to help retrain out-of-work coal miners in Kentucky.
An unwelcome reception in Appalachia underscores a striking political shift for Hillary Clinton, who along with Bill Clinton has long staked their electoral fortunes on the support of working class white voters.
The University of Louisville is displaying a collection of black-and-white photographs that were taken nearly 40 years ago to document the living and working conditions of coal miners.
Teams of miners from Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky tested their safety and rescue skills in a two-day competition held this week in Harrisburg.