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May 3, 2010 7:10 AM

Oil spill might miss Mississippi shores, Gov. Haley Barbour says

Gov. Haley Barbour said at a news conference Sunday that a massive oil spill might be contained without reaching Mississippi shores, but oil from the Deepwater Horizon had inched to within 9 miles of Plaquemines Parish and closer to marine nurseries that supply the Gulf of Mexico.

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