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A Perry County family, already dealing with the sudden loss of a loved one to gun violence, lost another family member to a heart attack just three days later.
Schools in Perry County will use coal severance funding to pay for school resource officers, according to the Sheriff's Office.
An accident at a southeastern Kentucky surface coal mine killed a 33-year-old miner, the state's second mining death this year.
A coal miner has died after being Federal investigators have concluded that a worker crushed to death by a machine at a Kentucky coal mine wasn't wearing an emergency shut-off device, and that his managers had not provided a way to securely attach it.against a wall by a mobile digging machine in an underground western Kentucky mine.
New data show many more coal miners across Appalachia suffering from the most serious form of black lung disease than federal regulators previously reported.
Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates disagree over a bill that would rescue the pensions and health benefits of thousands of retired union coal miners.
An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners and their families has moved forward in the Senate.
Thousands of retired coal miners at a rally in Lexington called on Congress to protect their benefits as the industry struggles and operators seek bankruptcy protection from debts.
State regulators have shut down operations at a Harlan County coal mine after sediment leaked into a creek.
A college in southern Illinois will host more than 100 coal miners from around the region for a rescue skills competition next month.
A 4th-generation coal miner, Howard Abshire of Pike County, will be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guest at the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is promoting her plan to protect health and pension benefits for retired coal miners during a visit to Kentucky on Friday.
A coal miner has died after a heavy piece of mining machinery fell on him in an underground mine in western Kentucky.
The U.S. Department of Labor has approved a $7.5 million grant to help out-of-work coal miners in eastern Kentucky.