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Idaho miner’s body recovered nine days after cave-in

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Search teams on Sunday recovered the body of a silver miner in Idaho trapped more than a mile underground and cut off from the outside world nine days ago by an unexplained cave-in, mine company executives said. Conclusive word that Larry Marek, 53, had perished in the…

Company owner hoping for “miracle” with trapped Idaho miner

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – The head of the company that owns the Idaho silver mine where a worker has been trapped underground for eight days said he still hopes rescuers will bring the miner safely home to his family. “We have not given up hope,” Phil Baker, the president and…