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May 2, 2010 3:18 PM

Officials on Mississippi coast press BP to pay for cleanup

BP officials told South Mississippi leaders Saturday that beaches probably can't be protected from a major oil spill and will have to be cleaned after it comes ashore. Local government leaders pressed for promises the company will pay for the cleanup, but still stinging from delays in assistance after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, they also took steps to protect themselves.

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