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Virginia Mine-Safety Legislation Set to Become Law

Virginia Gov. Mark Warner is expected to sign legislation to strengthen the state's coal-mining regulations. The bill is largely in response to the death of a 3-year-old boy, killed in a strip-mining accident. NPR's Noah Adams talks with NPR's Madeleine Brand.

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Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.
Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
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