Family forced to move as authorities learn more about abandoned coal mine

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STARK COUNTY - A family had concerns about their home when cracks started to appear, but learned it was much worse than expected.

Crews are now drilling to learn more about an abandoned coal mine that is believed to be damaging several homes nearby.

One family had to quickly move out of their home Monday when notified about how serious the situation really was.

The homeowner said he would like to return to his house after repairs are made, but he is still concerned it wouldn't be safe enough for his family.

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