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Utah / Mine Disaster #295058

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1984
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(Studio) Update given on mining disaster in Orangeville, UT.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Huntington, UT) Possibility of not recovering bodies of those killed in Wilberg mine fire noted. [Emery Mining Company spokesperson Robert HENRIE - comments.] UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) reaction cited. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) district president Mike DALPAIZ - comments.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) health and safety department spokesperson Joe MAIN - comments.] [Wilberg mine safety committee member Bob JENNINGS - comments about blocked exit in mine.] Utah Power and Light Company said to have to look elsewhere for coal to run plants. Unemployed miners in area reported ready to return to work in spite of disaster. [MINER - comments.] [MAN - notes difficulty of saying friendly things at Christmas season to those who lost family.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) Emery Mining Company official's response to UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) statements with regard to exits quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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