MINERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MINERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bill seeks fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428733-68/miners-coal-bill-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428733-68/miners-coal-bill-black.html.csp">Bill seeks fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T13:44:53.559-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease who are pursuing benefits claims. The bill by the two coal-state senators comes after an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News examined how doctors and lawyers, working at the behest of the coal industry, helped defeat the benefits claims of sick miners. The yearlong investigation won a Pulitzer prize for the Center for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287332014-09-18T13:44:53.559-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T13:44:53.559-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428733@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:44:53 MDT Prep football: Bingham 42, Hunter 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408941-190/game-bingham-hunter-miners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408941-190/game-bingham-hunter-miners.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham 42, Hunter 0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:16.355-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Bingham Miners had little trouble Friday night in a 42-0 victory over Hunter. But the Miners, even during their best highlights of the night, weren’t completely satisfied. At the end of a 24-yard interception return for a touchdown by Kade Cloward to make it a three-touchdown game in the second quarter, Bingham coach Dave Peck vociferously accosted one Miners player for not looking the right direction during the play. After an overtime loss in a much-hyped game in Las Vega...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408941@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:16 MDT Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:15:53.694-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When some Bingham High football fans heard the Miners were facing a team ranked No. 1 in the country, their reaction was that Utah’s defending 5A champion might not be up to the task. But veteran Miners coach Dave Peck said his team is looking forward to playing five-time defending Nevada state champion Bishop Gorman on Friday night in Las Vegas. “My response is, ‘What a great opportunity for our program,’” Peck said as he prepared his players for a 6 a.m. bus ride to Nevada on Thursday morning....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370760@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:15:53 MDT Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp">Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T14:17:56.559-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham lost a heartbreaking 23-20 overtime contest to Bishop Gorman -- USA Today’s top ranked football team in the nation in Las Vegas Friday night when the Miners lost a fumble while trying to get the winning touchdown. After spotting the Gaels a 13-0 lead early, the defending Class 5A champion Miners fought back to take the lead and used a 47-yard field goal late in the game by Chayden Johnston to put the game into overtime. Cameron Smith was the big star for Bingham as he ran for one 45-yard...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58380837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:17:56 MDT Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.579-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham’s 23-20 overtime loss to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas last week didn’t hurt the Miners’ image much in national high school football polls. Bingham dropped only one spot in MaxPrep’s Composite Rankings, moving from 20th to 21st after losing to Bishop Gorman, which is among the nation’s top-ranked teams. The Miners are ranked 23rd in PrepNation and 18th in USA Today. They are not ranked in the MaxPreps computer rankings. Bingham remains ranked number one in Class 5A in The Tribune’s Power Ra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Prep volleyball: Bingham High cements No. 1 status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58404188-190/bingham-glasker-taylorsville-warriors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58404188-190/bingham-glasker-taylorsville-warriors.html.csp">Prep volleyball: Bingham High cements No. 1 status</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:29:01.747-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Taylorsville volleyball coach Shane Tye was an assistant with the school last year, he and others noticed something amiss when it came time for the Class 5A state tournament. Though the Warriors had rolled through its region unbeaten in 2013, Taylorsville was quickly ushered off the grand stage. So, in an effort to beef up the team’s schedule, T-ville welcomed big boy Bingham to its gym Thursday night. Only time will tell whether the experience benefitted the Warriors, but in the meantime ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404188@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:29:01 MDT Bodies of five Bosnian miners recovered, buried http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388460-79/miners-bodies-buried-mine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388460-79/miners-bodies-buried-mine.html.csp">Bodies of five Bosnian miners recovered, buried</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T08:59:01.81-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Zenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina • Families and friends have buried five Bosnian miners whose bodies were recovered from a coal mine pit that collapsed last week when a 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit the central town of Zenica. The earthquake caused a buildup of methane gas that led to an explosion, which collapsed the mine and trapped 34 miners about 500 meters (more than one-quarter mile) below the surface Thursday evening. On Friday, 29 survivors were rescued but the bodies of the five victims were p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583884602014-09-08T08:59:01.81-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T08:59:01.81-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388460@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:59:01 MDT Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352000-79/miners-trapped-mine-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352000-79/miners-trapped-mine-company.html.csp">Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LUIS MANUEL GALEANO and ESTEBAN FELIX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Managua, Nicaragua • Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have communicated with emergency crews. Teams of dogs helped locate the 20 miners, who are inside a kind of cave in the mine on the side of a mountain, but authorities have not yet been able to get them out, said Milagros Solorzano of the ruling Sandinista Party in the community of Bonanza. Soloranzo told local Channel 8 that the 20 hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520002014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352000@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:43:09 MDT Prep football: Region 3 preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300821-190/key-season-player-returner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300821-190/key-season-player-returner.html.csp">Prep football: Region 3 preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.241-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alta Hawks The days may be gone where Alta is consistently listed among the favorites in 5A football, but coach Bob Stephens is doing what he can to keep the Hawks competitive. “I’m trying to instill this mentality of, because our numbers are low, we’ve got to work harder than anybody in the state in order to be able to win,” Stephens said. No matter the odds they face — and this year’s schedule is challenging — their aspirations will always remain the same: win region, go deep in the playoffs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300821@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT