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Where Coal Is King, Candidates Must Tread Carefully05:00

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As Kentucky’s two U.S. Senate candidates joust to prove their loyalty to coal, one gubernatorial candidate has found himself in political trouble over the same issue.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Erica Peterson of WFPL takes a look at the oversized role the fossil fuel continues to play in the commonwealth’s elections.


This segment aired on September 3, 2014.

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