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15 Arrested at Patriot Coal Protests in St. Louis

The United Mine Workers says 15 protesters were arrested in a non-violent demonstration outside the Peabody Energy Corporation building downtown.


4/16/13-Braving a downpour, hundreds of United Mine Workers of America members packed the auditorium at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis Tuesday. It was their latest demonstration against Peabody Energy, Patriot Coal and Arch Coal, which they say are threatening to cut vital health care coverage for current and retired miners. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

14 UMWA Members Arrested During Rally in St. Louis

Hundreds gathered to plant 1,000 white crosses in Kiener Plaza to honor the memory of those who died at coal mines operated.


Union: Crown III mine lays off 37 miners

FARMERSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the United Mine Workers of America say the Crown III mine in central Illinois has laid off 37 coal miners.


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