Originally published on Fri February 17, 2012 3:25 pm
This spring, some high school grads in Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Nevada may see some good job prospects.
The recent spike in metal prices, combined with a shortage of miners, means mining companies are hiring. So some teens are opting not to go to college, and instead are heading underground.
But these high-paying jobs also come at a high cost.
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