Rescued: 28 trapped miners from New Zealand gold mine It was seven anxious hours before families awaiting news at the Trio Gold ... miners were "fine and everyone's in good spirits". He added: "One person may have smoke inhalation, and we will look after him as a precaution." Mr Grindlay said the cause of the ... 07/17/2012 - 1:47 am | View Link
28 New Zealand gold miners rescued after fire New Zealand, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Twenty-eight miners were rescued from the gold mine after a fire trapped the men underground for up to seven hours. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald Photograph, Christine Cornege) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT 07/17/2012 - 1:15 am | View Link
28 New Zealand gold miners rescued after fire WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Rescuers saved 28 miners who were trapped underground for up to seven hours on Tuesday as smoke from a truck engine fire spread through the gold mine where they had been working. Mine spokesman Kit Wilson said one man was being ... 07/17/2012 - 12:45 am | View Link
All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine after fire; some were trapped for 7 hours WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine Tuesday after a fire trapped the men underground for up to seven hours. A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the Trio mine in the North Island town of Waihi. 07/16/2012 - 11:13 pm | View Link
Trapped New Zealand miners rescued Twenty-eight miners have been rescued from New Zealand's Trio gold mine in the North Island town of Waihi after a fire trapped them underground for more than five hours. The miners were forced to take shelter in three underground refuge chambers after ... 07/16/2012 - 9:46 pm | View Link
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The Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting program applications from Clermont County landowners to help restore forest land impacted by the Asian longhorned beetle.
The federal program offers conservation practices aimed at improving forest health, including tree planting.
Strand Analytical Laboratories began shifting its focus after a company official saw a news report about a Boston man who had unnecessary prostate surgery after his biopsy was switched with that of a man who had cancer.
Chief financial officer Travis Morgan says about 6 percent of all prostate biopsies and 1 percent of all breast biopsies use the Know Error system.
Last year's event raised about $8,000 for scholarships, school outreach the center's Creativity Lab.
Organizers say prizes will go to participants who raise the most money, eat the most and compete with the "greatest sense of style."
Human milk banks would be created and regulated to help nourish premature babies under legislation introduced by a state House lawmaker.
Michigan's infant mortality rate is among the highest in the nation at 7.1 deaths per 1,000 live births.
Lafourche (luh-FOOSH) Parish Sheriff Craig Webre and St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin Jr. say a Vacherie (VASH-er-ee) couple died when their boat crashed into a tree near the parish line.
They say the body of 48-year-old Cheryl Cortez was found in the boat after the accident Friday morning on Bayou Chevreuil (chev-RAY) just off Highway 20.
Divers and others searched more than 10 hours before finding the body of 38-year-old Shawn Cortez.
The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is investigating the crash.
The Florida Department of Transportation awarded UCF's Mohamed Abdel-Aty a $2 million grant to collect real time driving data from sections of Interstate 4 in Polk County, Interstate 75 near Gainesville and a two-lane road in Tallahassee to determine driving patterns when foggy conditions exist.
According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data there are nearly 6 million vehicle crashes in Florida yearly, with 23 percent related to weather.