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News conference to be held Friday, July 29 at 1:00 pm.

PROVO, UT (July, 28, 2011) - - Utah County to take proactive steps to close abandoned mine shaft in Tintic Mining District, the site of numerous incidents where individuals have been injured while dropping home-made gasoline bombs. A news conference will be held at the site on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

Directions to the site: Driving south on I-15, take exit 244 for US-6 west toward Santaquin. Turn right onto US-6 W/E Main Street and continue to follow US-6 West about 16.5 miles. Elberta Slant Road is on the right. Park on the south side of Highway 6 and walk north up Elberta Slant Road to the site.

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