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Army Corps officer makes difficult choice on levee

At the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh faced a decision that would likely mean devastation on one side of the waters or the other. Full story

BP Oil Spill Anniversary: Where Are We Now?

A year after the BP oil spill and things are better along the Gulf Coast. Shrimpers are expecting a big harvest, tourists are returning, and fishermen are working again. Full story

A year after spill, Gulf Coast is healing, hurting

It was the catastrophe that seemed to crush a way of life, an oil rig exploding in the darkness and plunging the Gulf Coast and its people into months of chaos. Full story

Along Gulf, spill still defines state of mind

In the small brick church across the road from the chocolate waters of Bayou Lafourche, the Rev. Joseph Anthony Pereira unbuttons his collar as the last parishioners pull out of the lot. Tonight, nearly a year after the BP oil spill began, he's asked his congregation of shrimpers and oil industry wo Full story

Dead coral near BP spill called 'smoking gun'

Scientists returning from an expedition off the Gulf Coast said Friday they found dead and dying deepwater coral near the BP oil spill site that was covered in a brown substance. Full story

Spill's Effects Linger for Gulf Coast Entrepreneurs

BP may have stopped the oil flow, but the region's small businesses say it will be a long time before things return to normal. Full story

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