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Obama to Gulf: 'You are not alone'

President Barack Obama has promised Gulf Coast residents that they are not alone and will not be abandoned or left behind. Obama made the pledge as he visited Louisiana on Friday to tour areas threatened by the disastrous oil spill and get an update on response efforts. Speaking outside...

4 years 6 months ago

Tar balls washed up on Louisiana beach

Louisiana wildlife officials say workers have found huge tar balls littering the beach at Port Fourchon, some of them 8 inches across. Laura Deslatte, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, said Friday that the glossy globs of oil were found along the entire beach at...

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