The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


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Gary May, left, former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent, leaves U.S. District Court in Beckley Thursday morning with his attorney, Tim Carrico, after he was sentenced for conspiracy to defraud the federal government. An explosion at the former Massey Energy mine near Montcoal in Raleigh County on April 5, 2010, killed 29 coal miners and injured two.