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'I’m Just Praying': Miners Fear the Impacts Covid-19 Could Have in Coal Country

Jimmy Moore barely leaves the house. When he does, the 74-year-old is usually parked outside his local pharmacy in Dorton, Kentucky, until someone brings out his regular meds. As soon as Moore arrives home, he changes his clothes and washes his hands. Religiously. This wasn’t his routine before, but Moore can’t take…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Coal, Moore, Black Lung, Jimmy Moore, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Dorton Kentucky

Quick Hits: New Tick Spreading in the East + Regional Runners Advance to Olympic Trials

Regional Runners Advance to Olympic Marathon Trials On December 2, five regional runners from ZAP Fitness, an Olympic training center for runners in Blowing Rock, NC, toed the line at the California International Marathon and secured their spots to the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. ZAP runners Josh Izweski and Joe Stilin finished third and forth respectively, clocking times of 2:13:14 and 2:13:19. ZAP athlete Andrew Colley ran a steady pace, finishing in 2:17:27 and claiming 17thplace while team...
Tags: Australia, Cdc, Washington, West Virginia, Sport, United States, Cycling, New Jersey, New Zealand, Marathon, APPALACHIA, Joe Stilin, California International Marathon, Atlanta Track Club, Tick, Go Outside

Court Sends John Oliver, HBO Back To State Court To Fight Bob Murray (techdirt)

Second Bob Murray post in a day? Second Bob Murray post in a day! It would appear that the whole ACLU amicus brief side show will remain a side show. The federal district court has sent the case back to state court where it originated. We had written about HBO moving the case to federal court and (correctly) predicted that Murray would likely try to have it sent back to state court, but (incorrectly) predicted that it wouldn't work. Just as background: in many cases, defendants want these case...
Tags: Hbo, News, John Oliver, Court, Evil, West Virginia, Aclu, Delaware, Oliver, Murray, Mike Masnick, Bob Murray, Murray Energy, Ashworth, Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Bigglesworth