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Today's Interview: A Group from Central Kentucky Helps BlackJewel Miners

Kerrie Adkins

A group of people from Richmond, Kentucky and surrounding towns banded together to raise money and feed the miners affected by the BlackJewel Mining bankruptcy.

Chris Ward of Lexington and Dr. Carl Root, a professor at Eastern Kentucky University tells WEKU about the experience.

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Chris Ward serving food to miners protesting BlackJewel mining company.

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Dr. Carl Root took his food truck to feed the protesting miners in Cumberland, Kentucky.

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