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"The miners are coming back"

US president Donald Trump has renewed his pre-election promise to revive America’s coal industry, speaking at a rally this week in the coal-mining heartland of Louisville, Kentucky.

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US president Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky

The industry has been hit by a swathe of mine closures in recent years as coal-fired power plants shut down in the face of cheaper energy alternatives and environmental restrictions.

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