West Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Is The Nation's Top Delinquent Mine Owner04:29
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Democratic candidate Jim Justice speaks during a gubernatorial debate against Senate Majority Leader Bill Cole, R-W.Va., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at the Clay Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Tyler Evert/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Democratic candidate Jim Justice speaks during a gubernatorial debate against Senate Majority Leader Bill Cole, R-W.Va., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at the Clay Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Tyler Evert/AP)

NPR's Howard Berkes reports that coal mine owner and billionaire Jim Justice, who is running for governor of West Virginia, has failed to pay millions of dollars in mine safety fines.

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Howard Berkes, correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit. He tweets @hberkes.

This segment aired on October 10, 2016.

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