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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - Lillian Gillespie
Dozens of Southside Virginia proponents of uranium mining arrived by bus at the Capitol on Thursday as lawmakers provided more details on proposed legislation that would end a 1980s state moratorium on mining the ore used in nuclear power reactors.
One mining supporter, former Hurt Mayor Lillian Gillespie, said she was satisfied with various studies on uranium mining.
"It's my opinion that the scientists have spoken that it can be done safely," Ms. Gillespie said after the news briefing.