President Praying For 'Miracle' In Mine Search

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Washington (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he is praying for a miracle as rescue workers search for four miners missing after a coal mine explosion in West Virginia.

Obama said Friday more needs to be done to ensure mine safety.

He has asked federal officials to report to him next week on the cause of Monday's deadly explosion.

Officials have suggested a buildup of methane might have been to blame.

The blast killed at least 25 miners. Toxic gases have hampered attempts to search for the missing miners.

(Copyright 2010 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)


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  • by yeah right! on Apr 14, 2010 at 08:39 AM
    How can he pray? He wasn't even sworn in on our bible
  • by Philip Location: Ritchie on Apr 12, 2010 at 09:57 PM
    You mean the country he is turning into Russia. A communist country. He just uses this as a way to look better in people's eyes. He dont really care.
  • by JJ Location: Wood on Apr 12, 2010 at 02:18 PM
    You mean Obama actually prays!!?? WOW! Great! Maybe he should also pray for our Country that he's steering in the wrong direction.....
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