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Alex Blows into Hurricane Strength in Gulf

Alex has become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and is churning through the western Gulf, taking aim at the Mexico-Texas border and far away from the massive oil spill.

Alex had maximum sustained winds at 75 mph (120 kph) late Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center says the Category…

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Despondent Fishing Captain Commits Suicide In Gulf

For 25 years charter fishing captain Allen Kruse made a living doing what he loved. But as he explained in an interview six weeks ago, the oil spill took it all away, reports CBS News reports.

"The day that oil entered the Gulf, my phone quit ringing," said Kruse on May 13. "We don't know what's…

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Seafood Prices Bound To Spike Due To Oil Spill

Pittsburgh's Strip District is one of the most popular areas in town to buy fresh fish and seafood. It is also an area that will inevitably be affected by the aftermath of the oil spill in the Gulf region.


Fresh fish continue to pour into local seafood markets fro…

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