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STEVE RINGMAN / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Pend Oreille County wants bigger piece of wealth from Seattle's dam

Bob and Myrna Miller, who are 71 and 68, work 14-hour days running a restaurant near the Boundary Dam in Metaline. They noticed a drop-off in business the day that Teck Cominco announced it would close a nearby mine, and they worry about paying their mortgage in the economic downturn. "We don't know whether we'll survive," Myrna said.