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Mon March 4, 2013
Business and the Economy

Department of Labor Announces Emergency Grant to Help Coal Miners

The Department of Labor is sending more than $5 million to Eastern Kentucky to help laid-off coal miners and their families. $5,192,500, to be exact. The federal government announced the emergency grant today. In a press release, the agency said the money would go to providing re-training for miners and their spouses.

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