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West Virginia / Mine Accident #826534

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 21, 2006
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(Studio: Jane Skinner) The discovery of the bodies of Don Bragg†† & Ellery Hatfield††, 2 miners in Melville, West Virginia, 40 hours after fire broke out in the Alma No. 1 mine, reported. [West Virginia Miners' Health & Safety director Doug CONWAY†- explains rescue efforts with a map.]

(Melville, West Virginia: Kelly Wright) The situation in Melville on the heels of the discovery of the miners' bodies featured; scenes shown of the miners' tearful families. [West Virginia Governor Joe MANCHIN†- says the 2 mine disasters are more than any state should go through.][Volunteer Amy RIDLEY†- says we have heart.]

(New York City: David Lee Miller) President Bush's administration's launch of a mine safety review featured; details given on safety regulations and improvements that need to be made. [MANCHIN†- says we'll work to make changes.]

Skinner, Jane;
Wright, Kelly;
Miller, David Lee

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