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UNITED STATES
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 23, 2008
 
ALPHA NATURAL RESOURCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
         
Delaware
 
1-32423
 
02-0733940
(State or other jurisdiction of
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation)
     
Identification No.)
 
One Alpha Place, P.O. Box 2345,
Abingdon, VA 24212
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (276) 619-4410
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Item 8.01: Other Events
Item 9.01: Financial Statements and Exhibits
SIGNATURE
EXHIBIT INDEX
EX-99.1: Press Release


 
 



Item 8.01. Other Events.

On October 23, 2008, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the date of the special meeting of the stockholders of the Company for the vote on the proposed merger between the Company and Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (formerly Cleveland-Cliffs Inc).  A copy of the press release issued on October 23, 2008 is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
 
 
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
 
(d) Exhibits
 
 

 
 

 

SIGNATURES
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
         
   
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
         
October 23, 2008
 
By:
 
 /s/ Vaughn R. Groves                                      
       
Name: Vaughn R. Groves
       
Title: Vice President, General Counsel and
         Secretary


 
 



EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.                      Description

99.1