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Book Review-Trampoline

Trampoline: An Illustrated Novel by Robert Gipe has been one of the biggest, and dare I say, most pleasant surprises of 2015. The basic white cover features a hand drawn image of the novel’s protagonist, Dawn Jewell. 1,495 more words


The Keystone XL Pipeline: Symbolic Crux of Human Progress

This is not the result of natural variability, as some argue. The earth is currently in the part of its long-term orbit cycle where temperatures would normally be cooling.

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The Battle of Blair Mountain

Storming Heaven

by Denise Giardina

Ballantine Books (1987)

Book Review

Storming Heaven, a fictional account The Battle of Blair Mountain (featured in the recently released film  221 more words

Hidden History

October is a busy busy time here at Big Laurel. Consequently my school days have been very limited, of which I am not complaining. One two week period where I was expected to go to school eight days turned into about 2.1 after a bomb threat, shortage of hands at Big Laurel, and an absent teacher caused me to either not go, leave early, or sit in a dark classroom by myself for eight hours. 824 more words

The Catholic Committee of Appalachia

Sometimes the most unexpected things in life can prove to be the refreshment you need to keep going. For Ian and me, we found the community we have been missing one weekend in the middle of September through an annual meeting with a group of liberal Catholics. 1,285 more words

Invitation to the Pope to witness Mountain Top Removal

URL: http://www.wvgazettemail.com/article/20150924/GZ04/150929773

From today’s Gazette-Mail of Charleston, West Virginia

Bob Kincaid: A letter and a prayer to the pope from WV

By Bob Kincaid

Your Holiness, 795 more words

Whitesburg, KY second Municipality in nation to pass resolution of support for POWER+

by Tom Sexton
Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club

This week, the City of Whitesburg became the first municipality in the state of Kentucky, and the second in the nation to pass a resolution of support for the White House’s POWER Plus Plan (POWER+). 315 more words