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Miners' Prospects Reverse Of Economic Downturn

Jessica Robinson
01/25/2012

They say the days when you could go from high school to a high–paying, blue–collar job are long gone. But there are places in the Northwest where those days still exist — that's if you're willing to work a mile underground. For gold and silver miners, it looks like boom times right now — rising salaries, more job opportunities. Even a recent lay off in north Idaho doesn't look like other lay offs. Jessica Robinson has this story that has seen the reverse side of the economic downturn.

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