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  • Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs 
    Updated: May-22-15 6:46 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work.