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Entries from January 2006

Covering Coal Mining by Accident

January 4th, 2006 · 1 Comment

172835568_9bca338535.jpgAt one point, in live, late night coverage, CNN’s Anderson Cooper reminded viewers that this Appalachian region mines a lot of coal, which is used to fuel many of the power plants supplying electricity to viewers around the country. (In fact, more than half of the electricity used in the U.S. comes from coal.)

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