10 02 2014
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Lenora “doll” Carter, Revered NNPA Publisher, Dies at 69

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black publishers around the nation are mourning the sudden death of one of their own this week. Houston Forward Times Publisher Lenora "Doll" Carter, treasurer of the board of directors for the National Newspaper Publishers Association, and a former NNPA Publisher of the Year, was found dead of an apparent heart attack on Saturday morning, April 10. She was 69.


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Rescuers Forced to Quit Because of Dangerous Gases in Mine

Four coal miners are still missing as families of those killed grieve

Dangerous gases forced rescue crews to abandon the search Thursday for four coal miners missing since an explosion killed 25 colleagues in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades.
Rescuers had been working their way through the Upper Big Branch mine by rail car and on foot early Thursday, but officials said they had to turn back because of an explosive mix of gases in the area they needed to search.


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