In mining towns, 'You need 'em, but y...

In mining towns, 'You need 'em, but you hate 'em'

There are 1 comment on the story from Apr 10, 2010, titled In mining towns, 'You need 'em, but you hate 'em'. In it, reports that:

Few people in this rugged, coal mining valley were surprised by the explosion inside the Upper Big Branch mine that killed at least 25 men and injured two.

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Since: Jun 09

Toronto, Canada

#1 Apr 11, 2010
... two decades at a mine targeted by inspectors for repeated safety violations brought angry criticism for owner Massey Energy Co. As often is the case in Appalachian towns wedded to mines and the well-paying jobs they provide, though, some people ...

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