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Oil Rig Explosion – Environmental Damage Feared

An oil rig that exploded off the shore of Louisiana Tuesday night causing several fatalities sunk Thursday, raising concern that the environmental fallout could be much worse than initially predicted. Experts now fear that more than 300,000 gallons of crude oil may flow into the oceans surrounding the Mississippi and Louisiana coastlines for days to… Read More »

4 Missing Miners Found Dead

In another unfortunate incident that unraveled at a West Virgina mine earlier this week, twenty nine men who were workers at the Upper Big Ranch Mine have been confirmed dead. The final four deaths were confirmed today after officials had to postpone emergency rescue efforts due to dangerous conditions within the mine. Residents within West… Read More »