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Former Blackjewel miners end railroad blockade in Kentucky
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Former Blackjewel miners end railroad blockade in Kentucky

Unpaid coal miners ended their protest in order to take new jobs, start classes, or move away from their coal-dependent communities.

Mines that change owners have worse safety record, audit finds

Mines that change owners have worse safety record, audit finds

Mines that changed ownership were nearly twice as likely to have safety violations, and five times as likely to have severe accidents. 
As wildland firefighter suicides rise, families and agencies look for answers
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As wildland firefighter suicides rise, families and agencies look for answers

Federal wildland firefighting agencies are increasing mental health resources.
Europe heat wave 2019: record heat wave hits Spain, France, and Germany

Europe heat wave 2019: record heat wave hits Spain, France, and Germany

All-time temperature records have been broken in the heat wave sweeping the continent.
DAY ONE: Workers allege fraud in Kingston coal ash cleanup trial

DAY ONE: Workers allege fraud in Kingston coal ash cleanup trial

The federal trial begins for workers alleging health risks after coal ash cleanup with Jacobs Engineering.

Fear and money breed silence in Saskatchewan.

For victims of toxic sour gas leaked from the operations of Saskatchewan's powerful oil and gas industry, crying foul in public can have serious consequences.

This investigation is the second chapter in an unprecedented series investigating the power and influence of the oil and gas industry, and its impacts on Canadian communities. It was carried out over the course of a year by National Observer, the Toronto Star, Global News, and journalism schools at the universities of Concordia, Regina, Ryerson and British Columbia, with support from The Michener Awards Foundation and the Corporate Mapping Project. A complete list of credits follows the story.

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With Irma - and a power failure - Miami gets a taste of deadly heat.

In an increasingly steamy city that lives on air conditioning, losses of power can be deadly.

by Adriana Brasileiro | @Adribras |

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