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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, April 16th – John Rooney; Dan McLaughlin; Mike Howard of Youthbridge; John Pizzarelli

Charlie with STL Cards’ Broadcasters John Rooney and Dan McLaughlin; Charlie and Debbie with Washington Univ. student protesters; with Youthbridge CEO Mike Howard; and with Jazz Vocalist/Guitarist/Pianist John Pizzarelli.

04/16/2014

A rally held on the campus of Washington University on April 12, 2014 included the signing of a complaint scroll to be delivered to Chancellor Mark Wrighton's office (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Sit-In Participants Meet With Washington Univ. Chancellor

“Students Against Peabody” continues push for school to cut ties with St. Louis based company.

04/13/2014

Peabody Energy

Lawsuit to Protect Peabody Energy Goes to Court

A plan to end all city tax breaks to energy firms such as Peabody, Ameren and Laclede Gas is the subject of a lawsuit slated for a hearing this morning.

02/07/2014

UMWA members raise their hand when asked how many veterans are in the crowd. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Peabody Reaches Deal With United Mine Workers Over Retiree Benefits

Miners have been loudly protesting at the base of Peabody’s downtown headquarters for months, after spin-off Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy and put retiree health benefits in question.

10/10/2013

KMOX File Photo

Judge Dismisses Mine Worker Suit Against Peabody, Arch Companies

Legal action sought to preserve benefits for bankrupt Patriot Coal’s active and retired miners.

09/27/2013

UMWA Protestors outside headquarters of Peabody Energy

UMWA Members Approve Patriot Coal Settlement

Friday’s vote total was 85% in favor, 15% opposed.

08/17/2013

United Mine Workers rally in St. Louis

Union Coal Miners Vow to Fight for their Benefits

They lost in bankruptcy court, but thousands of union miners were back in St. Louis, holding a boisterous rally outside of Peabody Energy.

06/17/2013

Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, leads a protest march outside Peabody Energy Headquarters in St. Louis

Union Miners Rally Again on Peabody’s Doorstep

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–For the seventh time this year, thousands of United Mine Workers rally outside Peabody Energy, accusing the coal company of loading much of its union contract obligations onto a spinoff company — Patriot Coal […]

05/21/2013

KMOX/Kevin Killeen

16 People Arrested at Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Hearing

The legal tussle being argued this week may be the most-contentious issue tied to Patriot’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

04/29/2013

4/16/13-Braving a downpour, hundreds of United Mine Workers of America members packed the auditorium at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis Tuesday. It was their latest demonstration against Peabody Energy, Patriot Coal and Arch Coal, which they say are threatening to cut vital health care coverage for current and retired miners. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

14 UMWA Members Arrested During Rally in St. Louis

Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.

04/16/2013

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