Frank Dixon stood on a ridge last February with Arch Coal strip mines in the  background in Letcher County. Dixon, a mine mechanic, lost his job in December 2012 at Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex, which is owned by Arch Coal Inc.
Frank Dixon stood on a ridge last February with Arch Coal strip mines in the background in Letcher County. Dixon, a mine mechanic, lost his job in December 2012 at Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex, which is owned by Arch Coal Inc. Herald-Leader
Frank Dixon stood on a ridge last February with Arch Coal strip mines in the background in Letcher County. Dixon, a mine mechanic, lost his job in December 2012 at Cumberland River Coal Co. Blue Ridge Complex, which is owned by Arch Coal Inc. Herald-Leader

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