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Report: Under Bush, Fewer Mining Safety Fines

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Report: Under Bush, Fewer Mining Safety Fines

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Report: Under Bush, Fewer Mining Safety Fines

Report: Under Bush, Fewer Mining Safety Fines

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Seth Borenstein, national correspondent for Knight Ridder, talks about a report he co-wrote on the reduction of fines for mine safety violations imposed by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration since President Bush took office. The government challenged the story, but a new analysis of the data confirmed the original report.

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