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March 07, 1985

Scottish miners ended a revolt against their union, obeying a union directive calling for a halt to Britain's yearlong coal strike. The National Coal Board said 95% of the nation's miners--about 176,000 men--were back on the job. But about 3,000 miners in Yorkshire, the militant heartland of the dispute, and 1,700 in Kent in southeast England continued to defy the back-to-work directive.

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