Hoppy Kercheval

Host, West Virginia MetroNews' 'Talkline'

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Vice President of Operations for West Virginia MetroNews and host of its Talkline

Hoppy Kercheval on KCRW

Twenty-five miners are known to have died in this week's massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.  The effort to rescue four men still unaccounted for may be a…

Coal: A Necessary Evil?

Twenty-five miners are known to have died in this week's massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.  The effort to rescue four men still unaccounted for may be a…

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Twenty-five people are dead and four others are missing in America's worst coal mining disaster in 25 years.

The Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

Twenty-five people are dead and four others are missing in America's worst coal mining disaster in 25 years.

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