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By BILL ARCHER Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The recent warm spell last week brought on a slight increase in electric output,  but the increase in thermal coal production remains down 12.2 percent from production levels in late June, 2014.

But while thermal coal production showed a slight increase compared to the previous week, the number of rail car loadings continued its downward slide — off 13.3 percent compared to the same period last year.