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Transcript of opening statements

This post is from Joel Ebert, who is covering the Don Blankenship trial with Ken Ward Jr.

The Gazette-Mail and West Virginia Public Broadcasting worked together to purchase the transcript from yesterday’s opening statements.

I just received the document – which you can read here.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Ruby’s statement begins on page 4.

Defense attorney Bill Taylor’s statement begins on page 38.