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  • Miners trapped: Freed South African illegal miners won't leave, fear arrest
    Miners trapped: Freed South African illegal miners won't leave, fear arrest
    Miners trapped in an illegal gold mine in South Africa have been freed, but are now facing another problem – if they exit the mine shaft, they may be arrested. Eleven miners have made their way to safety, but CNN on Sunday is reporting that...
  • Gold Rush - The Dirt gave some claim secrets
    'Gold Rush – The Dirt' tells the ‘Claim Secrets’ on Discovery Channel
    Tonight’s episode of "Gold Rush – The Dirt" gave the production team a chance to be the stars and find out some secrets of the miners extracted by the executive producer Christo Doyle.Because Christo can never get a word in...
  • Parnell responds to EPA
    Governor Sean Parnell outraged over EPA raid, calls for investigation
    In a press release dated September 5, 2013, No. 13-145, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell demonstrated his outrage over the EPA’s raid on mining operations near Chicken, Alaska in late August. Governor Parnell has called for a special counsel to...
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    2013 NCAA Football season predictions: UTSA Roadrunners
    Throughout the rest of the summer, we will take a look at each FBS team and their 2013 schedule. Today, we look at the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. Last season: 8-4, 3-3 in WAC. Team was not eligible for a bowl game due to transition to the FBS...
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    2013 NCAA Football season predictions: UTEP Miners
    Throughout the rest of the summer, we will take a look at each FBS team and their 2013 schedule. Today, we look at the Texas-El Paso Miners. Last season: 3-9, 2-6 on Conference USA. Team was not eligible for a bowl game.Week 1: OPENWeek 2: New...
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    2013 NCAA Football season predictions: Tulsa Golden Hurricane
    Throughout the rest of the summer, we will take a look at each FBS team and their 2013 schedule. Today, we look at the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Last season: 11-3, 7-1 in Conference USA. Defeated Iowa State in the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl, 31-17.Week...
  • St. Elmo Ghost Town
    St. Elmo outlasts the Sands of Time
    One place to sight-see and hike is the Colorado ghost town of St. Elmo. Accessible via U.S. 285, St. Elmo is one of the best preserved frontier-era ghost towns that can be visited. The ghost town had people settling the area in 1879 but the...
  • Senator Alan Bates
    Senator Alan Bates in a whirlwind of injunctions, recall petitions, and miners
    The Galice Mining District filed an injunction against the state, the governor and three senators to stop the passage of Oregon senate bills: SB 115 (prohibits placer mining with any motorized dredge), SB 370(requires a permit for commercial...
  • Coal
    Climate regulations leaving Virginia coal out in the cold
    Virginia’s coal industry says the state will be among the hardest hit by pending federal environmental regulations.The National Mining Association warns that “back-door mandates” by the Environmental Protection Agency will force...
  • New Zealand miners: rescuers faces more delays
    New Zealand miners: rescuers face more delays
    New Zealand miners: rescuers face more delaysRescue efforts for the 29 trapped New Zealand mine workers are being delayed. The families of the miners wait in agony.The delays are the result of gas levels which are toxic and which are preventing...
  • Butte, America
    Butte, America miners have ties to San Francisco
    Butte, Montana miners Photo Courtesy of the Guidi Family Pamela Roberts has just announced her new film Butte, America that tells the epic tale of a city in Montana, once the world’s largest producer of copper and known as the &ldquo...
  • Drilling for the miners
    Chilean miners being rescued - video
    The thirty three miners trapped for more than 60 days are now being brought to the surface. Two small holes for food, water and supplies were first drilled.Then in a Herculean effort a hole large enough to bring up the miners from half a mile...
  • Miracle in San Jose, slide show of rescued miners in Chile
    Miracle in San Jose, slide show of rescued miners in Chile
    The rescue of the 33 miners trapped at the San Jose mine is expected to start today October 12 at about midnight, local time, 8:00 pm Los Angeles time.The miners have been trapped underground for 69 days after the August 5thcollapse of the section...
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    Chile mine rescue contrasts with U.S. rescue efforts.
    As we await the entry of the first of two rescuers into the mine in the Atacama desert in Chile, one can't help but recall emergency responses here in the U.S. in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina or, more recently, the BP oil spill in the...
  • Trapped Chilean Miners Expected to be Rescued
    Breaking News: See live rescue efforts for trapped Chilean miners (video, chat)
    Click here to seelive coverageof the first of the 33 trapped Chilean miners expected to be lifted to the surface after surviving more than two months about half a mile below ground.Want to read more US Headlines Examiner articles? Then subscribe...