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BP chokes off the oil leak; now begins the wait
NEW ORLEANS BP finally choked off the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday 85 days and up to 184 million gallons after the crisis unfolded then began a tense 48 hours of watching to see whether the capped-off well would hold or blow a new leak. Read the complete story from The Associated Press.
After days of progress, BP freezes work in Gulf
NEW ORLEANS — BP's work to cap its Gulf of Mexico ...
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