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Appalachian Coal Miners Who Lost Their Jobs Are Being Retrained as Beekeepers – for Free

As a means of lifting former coal miners out of poverty, this West Virginia nonprofit is retraining them to be beekeepers.

With Most of Their Coal Mines Closing by End of the Year, Spain is Spending Millions to Preserve Miners’ Livelihood

The initiative will benefit hundreds of coal miners who may have otherwise been left behind by the shift towards green energy.

All 955 Gold Miners Who Were Trapped Underground Have Been Rescued

Almost 1,000 miners were trapped underground after a massive storm knocked out power to the mine – but they have finally been rescued.

Company is Offering to Retrain Coal Miners as Wind Farmers For Free

As demand for coal drops further and further in light of expanding renewable energy sources, more and more American workers are faced with unemployment and...

Appalachian Miners Trade Coal for Code, Digging Computer Skills

Eastern Kentucky miners who once dug for coal are now digging for a Ruby — Ruby script, that is, learning coding languages for computer...
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Unemployed Coal Miners Install Solar Panels Now

A group devoted to creating alternative energy jobs in Central Appalachia is building a first for West Virginia's southern coalfields region this week –...
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Holiday Surprise: Hero’s Welcome Awaits Chilean Miners, Rescuers and Their Families

A New Year will mean new memories for the Chilean miners whose saga transfixed the world, as they are treated to a hero's welcome...
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Chilean Miners Appear With Celebrities On CNN Hero Awards Show

Anderson Cooper Heroes Award GalaWalking the red carpet at this year's CNN Hero awards tribute show, to be televised on Thanksgiving night, will be...
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Chilean Miners Appear With Celebrities On CNN Hero Awards Show

Anderson Cooper Heroes Award GalaWalking the red carpet at this year's CNN Hero awards tribute show, to be televised on Thanksgiving night, will be...
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Chilean Miners Rescued in Historic Effort After 69 Days Trapped Underground

One by one, rescuers in Chile are freeing 33 miners who have been trapped more than a half-kilometer underground since early August. So far, 16...
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Chilean Miners Rescued in Historic Effort After 69 Days Trapped Underground

One by one, rescuers in Chile are freeing 33 miners who have been trapped more than a half-kilometer underground since early August. So far,...
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China Rescues 115 Miners Trapped for 8 Days

More than 100 Chinese miners were pulled out alive Monday after being trapped for over a week in a flooded coal mine, where...

69 Chinese Miners Rescued After 3 Days

Sixty-nine miners in China were pulled from a flooded mine in an emotional rescue after living for three days on milk poured down a...

De Beers to Help Reduce Poverty for Diamond Miners

Last Friday at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Jonathan Oppenheimer, Director of De Beers, and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete announced a $2...

Miners Rescued After 14 Days

Two Australian miners trapped underground in a small metal cage for two weeks were rescued yesterday to cheers by fellow miners and Australian media...

Los Mineros de Carbón Apalaches que Perdieron su Trabajo Están Siendo Entrenados para ser Apicultores – Gratis

Con el lento declive de la industria de carbón, residentes de Virginia del oeste están entusiásticamente haciéndose cargo de las abejas como un nuevo...

Good News in History, January 25

100 years ago today, the Paris Peace Conference decided to create the League of Nations and proceeded to draft a Covenant that 44 states...

Good News in History, October 13

175 years ago today, Henry Jones and 11 others founded B'nai B'rith in New York City—the oldest Jewish service organization in the world. The new...

Good News in History, October 9

Happy 70th Birthday to Jackson Browne, the singer-songwriter musician who has sold over 18 million LPs in the U.S. alone. Beginning in the 1970s,...

Good News in History, July 28

On this day 150 years ago, the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing due process and equal protection under the law to former...