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WASHINGTON -- Last year, Indiana University researcher Michael Hendryx published the latest in a series of studies he’s done concluding people living near mountaintop coal mining sites are sicker than those residing elsewhere in Appalachia.

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Over the decade from 2006 to 2016, coal mining and its support jobs were down 37.6 percent, a drop of more than 3,100 jobs, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry provided by Deputy Communications Director Lindsay Bracale.


U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers seemed optimistic of his efforts to block fees for drawing water from Lake Cumberland ahead of a congressional vot…

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U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers — along with his fellow members of the 115th Congress — was sworn in Tuesday, and immediately go to work in co-spo…