Alpha Natural Resources adds dog to mine rescue team

CEDAR BLUFF, Va. (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources has added a four-legged employee to its search-and-rescue team.

Ginny is a Dutch Shepherd trained to perform searches in both underground and surface mines.

Alpha says she made her first appearance during the Governor's Cup Mine Rescue Contest at Southwest Virginia Community College in Cedar Bluff on Friday. She was also shown off at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon on Saturday.


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