Obama to eulogize miners on Sunday in W.Va.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel to West Virginia this weekend for a memorial service for miners killed in an explosion this month.

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Obama and Biden would go Sunday to Beckley, W.Va. on Sunday to attend services for the 29 miners killed in an April 5th explosion in the state's Upper Big Branch mine.

"President Obama will deliver a eulogy honoring the lives of those who perished and offering his deepest condolences to the loved ones they left behind," Gibbs said.

Cross-posted from the Briefing Room.

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