June 21, 2012 11:54 AM

Arch Coal lays off nearly 600 Kentucky miners

Nearly 600 Kentucky miners in several counties, and 150 at a mine in West Virginia, are being laid off by Arch Coal. A Breathitt County mine with 150 employes will be temporarily idled. Hundreds at a mine in Pike/Martin counties and at a mine in Knott County, and at least 50 at a mine near Hazard, will be laid off.

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