West Virginia Mining Disasters Gov. Joe Manchin has called for a temporary halt to coal mining in West Virginia after the deaths of 16 men in four accidents since Jan. 2. Manchin wants mining to cease until safety checks can be conducted. The deadliest incident was at the Sago mine, where 12 men died.

Sago Mine Rescuer Admits Giving False Hope

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Tension, Emotion Run High at Mine-Safety Meeting

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Sago Miners' Reserve Air Failed, Survivor Says

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Mine Company: Lightning Caused Deadly Blast

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W. Va. Governor Wants Full-Time Mine Rescue Teams

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Lawmakers Blast Mining Industry Safety Standards

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Coal Mines Reopening to Meet U.S. Energy Demands

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More Deaths Prompt Shutdown of W.Va. Mines

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New Federal Mine Safety Rules Criticized

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Judge Backs Union Role in Sago Probe

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Mining Tragedies Spur Analysis in Pennsylvania

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W. Va. Legislature OKs Measures to Protect Miners

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W. Va. Leaders Call for New Mining Regulations

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Spate of Miner Deaths Alarms Lawmakers

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Two Trapped Miners Found Dead in West Virginia

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How Race Could Have Colored Sago Disaster

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State Probe Under Way into Sago Mining Disaster

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Growing Up in a Coal Town: Stay Home or Leave?

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Vigil Held for Lost West Virginia Miners

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