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Ceremony Honors Miners Killed in Raleigh County Mine Disaster

State residents were asked to observe a moment of silence at 3:30 p.m. today to honor the miners killed at the Upper Big Branch Mine last week. State dignitaries and elected officials took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the miner statute on the grounds of the state Capitol here in Charleston. Twenty-nine miners were killed and two were injured as a result of the mine explosion in Montcoal, WV last Monday.

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