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Congress is keeping its promise to fund health care for retired members of the United Mine Workers -- but the miners' pension fund still has a funding gap. (Photo: AP)

Lawmakers have included $1.3 billion over 10 years to permanently fund retired coal miners’ health care benefits in a budget deal that extends funding for the federal government through September 2017.

Nick Thornton


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