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W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

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W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

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W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

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West Virginia's state legislature has quickly passed a bill aimed at giving miners a better chance of surviving accidents. Gov. Joe Manchin submitted the bill, which calls for faster notification when an accident occurs and additional oxygen supply underground. The bill now goes back to the governor to be signed into law.

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