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Miners Quotes
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"It could be hours, or days before the miners are rescued."
-Steve Milligan
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"We had some extraordinary people here back in those days. Those miners were rough and tough, but they had hearts of gold, too."
-Howard Tritz
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"It's important that we monitor these miners with problems. The intent is good. It needs to be thought through very carefully."
-Bill Caylor
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"When I saw that on television, it just broke my heart because I know what those miners go through."
-Doris Wilson
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"I have never heard one good thing in comments from miners about that area."
-John Sparkman
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"Even with that, that's not enough air to get those miners out of these circumstances which we all know now they find themselves in."
-Joe Main
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"As a result 13 underground miners are presently unaccounted for."
-Roger Nicholson
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"Coal production peaked in 1990, and we lost 40 percent of our production, which meant we lost 40 percent of our miners."
-Bill Caylor
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"People are betting on strong earnings growth for miners, and the argument is that metal prices will stay firm, if not climb up."
-Peter Wright
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"This is the first one I've been involved with where miners were trapped."
-William Garay
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"In West Virginia, we're all family. We know how firefighters and policemen honor their own and we feel our miners deserve to be honored in a similar way."
-Ginger Baker
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"The twelve miners have been located and are being moved to the surface and their condition is being assessed while they are being moved."
-Tom Hunter
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"I'm a believer that we do not have enough air on these miners to get them safely out of harm's way. That's what the government should be guaranteeing."
-Joe Main
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"Alcohol and drug abuse by miners threatens the safety of their colleagues, and that cannot be tolerated."
-David G. Dye
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"There were people getting killed in there left and right, and he would explain how they got killed. A cable broke on a hoist and the whole thing fell clear to the bottom, things like that. A lot of miners were also killed by falling rocks."
-Barry Kibler
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"We wait 45 hours to rescue miners and it's too late, but the Legislature under the prodding of our governor acts in eight hours."
-Robert Rupp
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"They're making miners work excessively long shifts. They have too many miners underground."
-Robin Munro
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"This had never been done before. He had no precedence. He was working with hard rock miners."
-Dj Garrity
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"That increases as miners go down due to rock temperature -- guess you're getting closer to hell."
-Harry Anderson
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"The miners had to run out of the mine as the water pored in, and it reversed the flow in a canal and shrimp boats were breaking lose."
-Donald Owen
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"Time appears to be on the miners' side."
-Glyn Lawcock
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"They're a bit more prudent than some of the other miners."
-Nick Hatch
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"When we lose one, the whole nation's miners mourn."
-Bob Friend
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"You can't expect miners to come in and testify about unsafe conditions in the mine when you have their employers across the table from them."
-Tony Oppegard
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"I've never really done anything like this at the Miner's Claim before. We've really stuck to the status quo there."
-Christian Harra
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"Yes, it bothers me tremendously. I'm not sure how many miners went and was able to live as long as my father had, which I'm sure most of them did, and it really bothers me because it took them so long."
-Ann Merideth
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"All of the money brought in will go to the families of the miners who died in the two accidents and to the survivor. It is a group effort, and lots of folks are involved and should be thanked."
-Carol Baugh
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"I'm from Texas, and my dad was from West Texas. As I was growing up, he'd tell me about the Miners and then he'd say that it just shows that you can do anything if you try hard enough."
-Mehcad Brooks
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