Disaster in West Virginia

Upper Big Branch mine, coal mining disaster, Whitesville West Virginia, Don Blankenship, Massey Mining, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Photo: Lawrence Pierce courtesy of the Charleston Gazette

Our prayers are with the miners and families of the Upper Big Branch mine near Whitesville, West Virginia. As of 8am this morning, 25 miners have died and four others remain missing. You can follow the rescue efforts here. Or watch Rachel Maddow interview Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) here.


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