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2010: Twenty-nine coal miners are killed in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, West Virginia. The Mine Safety and Health Administration eventually concluded that flagrant safety violations contributed to a coal dust explosion in the mine. The accident was the worst in the United States since 1970, when 38 miners were killed in a mine explosion in Hyden, Kentucky.
George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.
On Friday, all Kapiolani Community College campus activities, functions, and classes were cancelled due to a water main break in the Palolo Valley area.
Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis is again a step closer to being freed from prison, but a review board or California Gov. Jerry Brown must approve before the convicted murderer can be paroled.
Davis, 72, has won four recommendations for release fr...
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