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Letter: Why Trump went bankrupt so often 28.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
While listening to Donald Trump’s acceptance speech it became clear as to why he has filed for bankruptcy so often. Trump said that he will create the biggest tax cut in history, especially for the rich. With that tax cut Trump promises to rebuild the American infrastructure, excuse student loan obligations, increase education spending, increase the size of the military, bring back mining industries (coal), bring back the U.S. steel industries, bring back manufacturing, cut all trade deals so th...
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Anglo American Just Scratching Surface in Effort to Slim Down 26.7.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
As the diversified mining company tries to exit coal and sell other businesses to reduce debt, its CEO is under increasing pressure from anxious investors.
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Ohio Voters Say GOP Convention Did Little to Sway Them 23.7.2016 Wall St. Journal: US
This past week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland brought drama and media attention, but there was little immediate evidence that it had changed the thinking of voters in several communities in the battleground state that hosted the four-day event.
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During speech, Pence misses the mark by taking Clinton’s quotes out of context 21.7.2016 Washington Post
GOP vice presidential nominee Michael Pence pushed the envelope on some of his claims against Hillary Clinton.
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99 percent of coal dust samples within newest federal limits 20.7.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal regulators have announced that nearly all dust samples from the nation’s coal mines were in compliance with limits that were newly toughened to cut miners’ exposure to particles that can cause deadly black lung disease. Citing a Monday announcement from Joseph Main, the head of the U.S. Mine Safety and […]
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Navajo Nation Council to begin summer session in Arizona 19.7.2016 Durango Herald
FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation lawmakers are expected to consider legislation on mining as well as potential capital projects during their summer session in Window Rock, Arizona.The council convened Monday, and it will hear an array of proposals including legislation that would regulate surface coal mining, reclamation and coal...
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DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid 18.7.2016 AP National
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) -- Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It's less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days....
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DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid 18.7.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It’s less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days. He and two customers ponder what this city might look like in 10 years if nothing changes. […]
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Western coal mines scaling operations back, shutting down 17.7.2016 Durango Herald
By the dim light of a headlamp, miners peer down avenues speckled with lights that make coal seam tunnels look more like urban streets. A close-knit community has developed around an industry that has kept the lights on, above ground, for more than a century.But now, those underground communities face collapse. In early June, 80...
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Living history: From ballplayer to Helper police chief, Joe Myers did it all 16.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Born in 1908, Joseph Myers was a professional baseball player, suspected bootlegger, miner, war veteran, long-time chief of police in Helper and a force to be reckoned with. “Joe was a heavily-built, strong, belligerent, honest man who was set in his ways,” said Frank Morelli Sr., 86, from his Central Commission and Supply Co. in downtown Helper. “During the days of the brown bag, when most people in Helper bootlegged and whiskey was sold over the bar, Joe had a simple rule: ‘If you have problem...
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Bloomberg View: The government should get out of the coal business 12.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Six months into a three-year moratorium on new coal leases, the federal government is considering how much to charge for them when the ban expires. The price, which has long been well below market value, stands to rise drastically. But here’s a better idea: Stop issuing coal leases altogether, at any price. The public-health stakes alone justify a permanent moratorium. Air pollution from coal-fired power plants caused an estimated 13,000 deaths in 2010, as well as 20,000 heart attacks and almost... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Stealth candidate Theresa May to be UK's next leader 11.7.2016 AP Top News
LONDON (AP) -- After all of the flamboyant characters and very public backstabbing in the race to become Britain&apos;s next prime minister, the winner turned out to be an understated workhorse who maintained a low profile throughout the campaign....
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Britain may be yearning for a country that never was 10.7.2016 AP Top News
GREAT YARMOUTH, England (AP) -- Across Britain, from dilapidated Welsh coal mining towns to English beach resorts frozen in time, people say they voted to leave the European Union and plunge into the unknown to get their country back....
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Britain may be yearning for a country that never was 10.7.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

GREAT YARMOUTH, England (AP) — Across Britain, from dilapidated Welsh coal mining towns to English beach resorts frozen in time, people say they voted to leave the European Union and plunge into the unknown to get their country back. But which country is that, exactly? Could their stinging blow to the European project have stemmed […]
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Perry Mansfield makes long-lasting mark on Steamboat 9.7.2016 Steamboat Pilot
1913 — Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield (Swett) start the Rocky Mountain Dance Camp at Lake Eldora in the mountains outside of Denver. The camp opens as a place for dance and drama students to expand their horizons in the mountain settings of Colorado.  1914 — Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield move the Rocky Mountain Dance Camp to Strawberry Park. The camp starts with 15 acres and one small cabin called Cabeen, which was built in the 1880s. 1918 — The Main Lodge is built at the camp by Perry’s brother Bob, who sends some of the men from the coal mines in Oak Creek to build it. 1921— The Rocky Mountain Dance Camp becomes the Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. 1922 — The Main Studio is expanded to include an art room, a faculty dining room and a bigger kitchen. 1957 — The Julie Harris Theatre is built and named for actor Julie Harris, who was a Perry-Mansfield camper and then a teacher from 1940 to 1942. The building was designed by Willard Sage, who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright, ...
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Cleanup obligation is core to plan for coal giant Alpha to exit bankruptcy 9.7.2016 Washington Post
Cleanup obligation is core to plan for coal giant Alpha to exit bankruptcy
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Peabody asks court to be allowed to pay property taxes 9.7.2016 AP Business
DENVER (AP) -- Peabody Energy has asked a bankruptcy court to allow it to pay property taxes around the country, saying its failure to do so has been a burden on jurisdictions where the mining giant was the key taxpayer....
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Peabody asks court to be allowed to pay property taxes 9.7.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DENVER (AP) — Peabody Energy has asked a bankruptcy court to allow it to pay property taxes around the country, saying its failure to do so has been a burden on jurisdictions where the mining giant was the key taxpayer. In a motion filed earlier this week in federal court in St. Louis, Peabody, which […]
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Alpha Natural Resources bankruptcy plan gets court approval 8.7.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. received court approval Thursday for a bankruptcy plan which includes the sale of certain core assets to lenders and outlines how to pay for cleanup of mines that have closed or might yet close. Contura Energy Inc., a newly-formed group consisting of Alpha Natural Resources’ first-lien lenders, will purchase […]
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Alpha Natural Resources bankruptcy plan gets court approval 8.7.2016 AP Business
Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. received court approval Thursday for a bankruptcy plan which includes the sale of certain core assets to lenders and outlines how to pay for cleanup of mines that have closed or might yet close....
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