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Mike Marek of Osburn, Idaho, was Larry Marek's older brother and mining partner. (N3 Photo/Jessica Robinson)

Mike Marek of Osburn, Idaho, was Larry Marek's older brother and mining partner. (N3 Photo/Jessica Robinson)

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Family Of Killed Miner Says Company's Decision Caused Collapse

Jessica Robinson
07/11/2012

Later this month, the Lucky Friday Mine in north Idaho will begin rehiring workers. It closed seven months ago for federally mandated safety improvements. Inspectors took a sharper look at the mine after a series of tragic accidents last year.

Now, as the mine prepares to re–open, the family of one dead miner is speaking out for the first time. The family of Larry Marek told correspondent Jessica Robinson they believe the company still hasn't taken responsibility for what happened.



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