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Utah mine search to continue

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HUNTINGTON, Utah - A lawyer for the families of six Utah miners trapped in a collapse earlier this month says the search for the men will continue. Officials discussed the use of new technology in the search during a news conference Sunday.

The announcement comes a day after crews pierced the mine shaft with a sixth borehole to find a debris-filled area too small for the men to survive.

That word from attorney Colin King comes despite three weeks of drilling and digging that have revealed no signs of life inside the collapsed coal mine.

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