fix articles 91317, west virginians
Mountaintop Removal: Environmental and Human Destruction for Profit (tags)
Showdown in Coal Town: 16 Arrested in MJS Action (tags)
For the third time in one week, residents of the Coal River Valley of West Virginia and supporters from across the country met at Massey Energy's coal processing plant behind Marsh Fork Elementary School to demand that it be shut down and cleaned up. Sixteen of the 150 participants in the Mountain Justice Summer campaign were arrested as they attempted to deliver a list of demands to the site's supervisor. Earlier in the day two campaign participants delivered the demands directly to Massey's head offices in Richmond Virginia.
Bushonomics: 39 million locked in poverty (tags)
1 in 4 families are ‘working poor’ Report calls for minimum wage hike
Jobs, health care and dignity in a battleground state (tags)
BECKLEY, W.Va. – John and Betty Shumate opened their Beckley home to an out-of-town visitor.
W. Virginia steel tests the mettle of Bush (tags)
West Virginians rely on manufacturing jobs, which earn about twice that of retail. But if Bush lifts the tariffs on imported steel, several thousand jobs could be lost in one fell swoop, and Republicans could lose the state in 2004.