Romney stumps in Abingdon, shows his support for coal

Hank Hayes • Oct 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

ABINGDON, Va. -- GOP Presidential challenger Mitt Romney affirmed his support for the coal industry Friday before a large crowd of supporters at Carter Machinery Co. in Abingdon.People began lining up at 5 a.m. to get in to hear Romney's pro-coal talk in a gravel lot framed with heavy equipment.As they came in, many supporters were handed hard hats and signs supporting coal. This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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