Workers Step Up Efforts to Rescue W. Va. Miners Rescue crews in West Virginia continue efforts to save 13 coal miners trapped since Monday. Workers are now more than 10,000 feet into the mine. But there's been no signal from the miners, and air-quality tests show very high levels of carbon monoxide.
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Workers Step Up Efforts to Rescue W. Va. Miners

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Workers Step Up Efforts to Rescue W. Va. Miners

Workers Step Up Efforts to Rescue W. Va. Miners

Workers Step Up Efforts to Rescue W. Va. Miners

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Rescue crews in West Virginia continue efforts to save 13 coal miners trapped since Monday. A camera-equipped robot has gotten stuck in debris, and workers are now more than 10,000 feet into the mine. There's been no signal from the miners, and air-quality tests show very high levels of carbon monoxide.