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Watch: ‘West Alabama and the coal industry’ News Shapers event shines light on high-paying jobs

Yellowhammer News recently held the fourth of its 2019 News Shapers events: “West Alabama and the coal industry.”

Hosted at Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, top stakeholders from industry, government and academia came together to discuss the coal industry’s impact on Alabama.

On Thursday, Yellowhammer released a video on social media with highlights from the event.

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You can read Yellowhammer News’ full coverage of ‘West Alabama and the coal industry’ here.

For even more on the event, you can read The Daily Mountain Eagle’s coverage here and here and WVUA’s article here.

The legislative edition of Yellowhammer News Shapers kicked off 2019’s series and was followed by the rural broadband edition on July 18 in Guntersville and ‘Prepare for Launch‘ in Huntsville on July 31.

More Yellowhammer News Shapers events will take place across the state this year. The series is non-partisan, on-the-record and designed to localize issues and highlight thought leaders.

Continue to visit Yellowhammernews.com for announcements during the 2019 calendar year.