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Stories with person: Don Blankenship
  • Clinton campaign blasts Blankenship for appearing near event 
    Updated: May-03-16 6:21 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Hillary Clinton is linking Donald Trump to a convicted coal executive who attended a protest at her West Virginia campaign stop.

  • Democrats divide in 3-way primary for West Virginia governor 
    Updated: May-03-16 4:57 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - While West Virginia's coal industry shrivels and unemployment surges, billionaire businessman Jim Justice is dreaming about the next Dollywood, Disney World or Idaho potato in his Democratic bid for governor.

  • Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 2:11 pm

    ASHLAND, Kentucky - When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart" before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.

  • West Virginia Democrats to face off in governor race debate 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 6:23 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - For the first - and likely only - time, all three Democratic candidates for West Virginia governor will take the same debate stage.

  • Ex-prosecutor: Ex-coal chief will serve full year in prison 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 4:35 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Ex-coal company chief Don Blankenship should have to serve his full, one-year sentence in a minimum-security federal prison because time off for good behavior only applies to terms of more than a year, the former U.S. attorney who prosecuted Blankenship said Thursday.

  • The Latest: Ex-coal chief appeals in mine safety case 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 4:20 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Latest on former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's sentencing (all times local):