Blankenship Settles Into ‘Club Fed’ Prison in California

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Ex-Massey Energy CEO Donald Blankenship began serving a one-year sentence on Thursday for evading mine safety laws at a federal prison dubbed a “club fed” in the foothills of the San Joaquin Valley in California.

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