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Save coal miners’ pensions: Promise shouldn’t be broken

In the 19th century, American coal miners scraped to get by even as they labored in notoriously unsafe conditions to produce the black gold that made company owners rich and the nation strong. It took well into the 20th century — and a series of strikes — for miners to get the respect, pay and benefits they deserved. None of […]

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