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29 Coal Miners Died in a 2010 Explosion. Congress Still Hasn't Fixed the Problem.

Last week, a federal grand jury indicted former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship for allegedly conspiring to violate mine safety standards in the run-up to the 2010 explosion that killed 29 workers at the Upper Big Branch Mine. TheShow More Summary

Former CEO Indicted For Alleged Role In Deadly Mine Disaster

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Don Blankenship is accused of defying safety regulators, when he ran the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia. A blast at the mine killed 29 people in 2010.

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over 2010 Mine Disaster

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been indicted on conspiracy and fraud charges for his role in the 2010 explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia that killed 29 workers. According to a statement by US Attorney Booth...Show More Summary

Former CEO indicted for 2010 mine explosion

A section on the Upper Big Branch Mine on April 6, 2010 in Montcoal, West Virginia. Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was indicted Wednesday for safety violations leading up to the April 5 explosion in the mine that killed 29 workers. Show More Summary

Nail His Ass to the Wall

Don Blankenship, the CEO of Massey Energy, which was responsible for the disaster at the Upper Big Branch Mine in WV, was indicted today on multiple counts: Don Blankenship, the longtime chief executive of Massey Energy, was indicted today on charges that he violated federal mine safety laws at the company’s Upper Big Branch Mine [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Three Threats to Big Banks in Small Business Lending

Dwindling branch networks and emergence of institutional lenders and other tech savvy non-bank lenders are eroding big bank advantages

Former coal boss indicted over 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine disaster

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

(Reuters) – Donald Blankenship, a former chief executive of Massey Energy Co, was indicted on Thursday on charges that he violated federal mine safety laws prior to the April 2010 explosion at the company’s Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia, which killed 29 people. The U.S....

BREAKING: West Virginia Coal Boss Indicted

Don Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy, was indicted on Thursday afternoon for charges relating to the April 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion that killed 29 miners. The worst mining disaster in decades, the methane-fueled blast killed miners over a mile away. The post BREAKING: West Virginia Coal Boss Indicted appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Massey Energy CEO Indicted In Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

They say the arc of the universe bends toward justice, and I'm glad the universe finally got around to indicting Don Blankenship: Don Blankenship, the longtime chief executive of Massey Energy, was indicted today on charges that he violated...Show More Summary

Nexus Player is Google's search-friendly answer to Apple TV

The Apple TV gets along brilliantly with other branches of the Apple family. Music and movies from iTunes automatically load onto Apple TV, and it enables iPhones, Macs and iPads to display onto a big monitor or television.

Nexus Player is Google's search-friendly answer to Apple TV

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Apple TV gets along brilliantly with other branches of the Apple family. Music and movies from iTunes automatically load onto Apple TV, and it enables iPhones, Macs and iPads to display onto a big monitor or television.

SITE NY-56 Sandy Hook, New Jersey

My favorite place in NYHarbor is Sandy Hook and the Atlantic Highlands, especially at this time of year, when the prickly pears sprout their big purple olive-like buds, the sumac turns firey red, pokeweed branches droop with heavy, ink-filled berries, and maybe monarchs pass through. Part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, the National Park Service tends and preserves […]

Toronto-Dominion Bank Dividend Stock Analysis

By Roadmap2Retire: The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) is the second largest of the Canadian banks by market cap and based on assets; and is the sixth largest bank branch network in North America. The Big Five Canadian banks control most of Canada's financial sector and are counted amongst some of the strongest financial institutions in the world. Show More Summary

Microsoft Research leaves Silicon Valley: Why big companies aren’t startups

Guest Post: Microsoft is in a buy not build mode these days, and the closing of the Silicon Valley Campus branch of Microsoft Research confirms this will be true for some time to come.

Legendary Rapper Big Pun's Mom Might Be Prolific Bank Robber

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

On Sept. 23, 63-year-old Gail Simpson was arrested for robbing a Wells Fargo branch in southwest Miami. But that Simpson is a prolific elderly bank robber—she's currently on probation stemming from a June conviction for felony attempted armed robbery—is not the most interesting thing about her. No, it's that she appears to be the mother of legendary rapper Big Pun. Read more...

Daya Bay places new limit on sterile neutrinos

The Daya Bay experiment, famous for studying neutrino mixing, is branching into a new area of neutrino physics. The experiment that produced the latest big discovery about ghostly particles called neutrinos is trying its hand at solving...Show More Summary

Fort Collins: Southwest's New Investment Could Mean More Jet Fuel, Fewer Forest Fires

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

A new Colorado company called Red Rock Biofuels is beginning to catch on in a big way. Based in Fort Collins, Red Rock converts "woody biomass," including bark and tree branches, into renewable jet fuels. Last summer, it landed a contract with the U.S. Show More Summary

Say what you want about Qatar. Just be careful about doing it on the Web.

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

  The hyper-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar likes to roll out a big welcome mat from time to time. Georgetown University and the Brookings Institution have branches there. The various divisions of Al Jazeera draw in Arabic- and English-speaking journalists from around the world. Planners for the 2022 World Cup are promising air-conditioned comfort […]

Savannah NAACP planning big church-based voter registration push on Sunday

From the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Branch NAACP leaders call for Voter Registration Sunday: Savannah Branch NAACP leaders on Monday called on all churches in Chatham County to recognize “Voter Registration Sunday” this week to encourage registration of all eligible voters for the upcoming elections. Show More Summary

AMC Orders Pilot For ‘Walking Dead’ Companion Series

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The Walking Dead is such a big hit for AMC, it’s kind of surprising it’s taken so long for the channel to branch out with it. Sure they have merchandise, the original comic books, webisodes, and the Talking Dead. Now the network has finally announced it will be attempting a spinoff. Show More Summary

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