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In W.Va., A New Generation Goes Underground

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In W.Va., A New Generation Goes Underground

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In W.Va., A New Generation Goes Underground

In W.Va., A New Generation Goes Underground

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An increased demand for coal has caused many surface and underground mines to hire new workers. In central West Virginia, one generation of miners is retiring as another is being trained to step in. Dan Heyman reports.