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Department Of Labor To Investigate Mining Accident
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is promising a thorough investigation into the death of an Idaho silver miner whose body was found in the Lucky Friday Mine near Mullan. Larry Marek's body was recovered Sunday, and it appears he died during the initial cave-in of the mine tunnel's roof …
Still No Sign Of Missing Miner
Rescue workers are nearly half-way through blasting 220 feet of rock to reach an area where they hope a trapped miner is still alive.  As of Thursday afternoon, they had advanced 101 feet to the last-known location of 53-year-old Hecla Mining Co...
Search For Missing Miner Continues
Idaho mining officials say rescuers are working through the night to reach a miner caught in a cave-in more than a mile underground.       Hecla Mining Company released a statement yesterday saying teams are working 24-hours a day to reach 53-year-old Larry Marek.