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  • Miner has a nose for gold

    "Pretty good week, huh honey?" says Jess (Java) Coffey as he spills his diggings on the counter of USB bank in San Andreas in front of teller Vernagae Lee.
  • California ghost town for sale

    The road to the abandoned gold mining town of Seneca, Calif. is six miles long, mostly dirt and gravel, snaking along a ridge hundreds of feet above the north fork of the Feather River. The road ends in a clearing, where a plaque declares that “gold...

    After shootings, South Africa warns mines to do more for workers

    The mineral resources minister of South Africa warned mining companies on Monday to do more the improve workers' lives after 34 striking platinum miners protesting for higher pay were slain last month by police.

    Jerry Brown authorizes California's first off-reservation tribal casinos

    Gov. Jerry Brown approved a plan for two tribes to open casinos away from their ancestral lands, a move that he said would create jobs and help local communities. But critics say the plan could lead to a massive expansion of gambling in California.

    In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country.