Author: Trey Kay

Us & Them: Three Tales of Coal

For decades, coal was king in West Virginia. It paid good wages, paid the bills for many local services through taxes, and kept small towns alive. But more of our nation’s electricity is starting to come from other sources like wind and solar power. Coal is losing out. This Us […]

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W.Va. Man Who Confessed to 2016 Shooting of Black Teen Found Dead in Kentucky Jail

William Pulliam, the man who shot and killed 15-year-old African American James Means in Charleston back in November 2016, has died of an apparent suicide. Kanawha County Prosecutors alerted James Means’ mother Thursday that William Pulliam had hung himself while in custody at Carter County Detention Center in Grayson, Kentucky. […]

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