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May 25, 2012 in Idaho
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Mike Dexter, left, Hecla Mining manager of community affairs, attends the shareholders meeting in Wallace on Thursday. Hecla is starting to rehire workers laid off after the Lucky Friday Mine was closed in January because of safety concerns.