Cordova may turn to mining for new business

{} {} Some people in Cordova want to bring in new mines, after the city lost some of its businesses to tornadoes.

{} {} Damage to the town on April 27th, 2011 took some businesses out of commission. {}But now, a public meeting is scheduled to talk about bringing strip mining to the area. {}Mayor Jack Scott says the mines could provide jobs and tax revenue.

{} {} His challengers in this year's election say the city should instead focus on developing its river front.