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Ex-CEO Conviction Short of Prosecutors' Hopes in US Mine Disaster Trial

Surrounded by TV cameras outside a federal courthouse, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship stood quietly and let his attorney do the talking after being convicted on a misdemeanor conspiracy charge in connection with the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. If found guilty of all charges, he could have been imprisoned for up to 30 years. When a reporter asked for comment, the bullish coal baron — who once threatened to shoot a TV news journalist in his company's parking...

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