Opinion

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W.Va. Democrat Tomblin beats back right wing in governor's race

The tally in the low turnout election was just under 50 percent for Tomblin, 47.5 percent for Republican drilling executive Bill Maloney, with the remainder going for Mountain Party candidate.

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The meaning of Blair Mountain

Blair Mountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, but coal operators pressed to have it removed in 2010.

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"Rally for Coal": which way for West Virginia?

The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.