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Ailing uranium millworkers seek recognition, aid

September 5, 1980

Millworkers helped produce uranium for the nation's nuclear defense program in the 1950s and '60s. Now many are ill from exposure to radiation, but getting compensation is difficult.

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Ailing uranium millworkers seek recognition, aid
Millworkers helped produce uranium for the nation's nuclear defense program in the 1950s and '60s. Now many are ill from exposure to radiation, but getting compensation is difficult.

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In a break with tradition, the school district in one of western Colorado's most productive coal regions is building seven new schools, all of them to be heated with natural gas, an imported commodity.
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