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Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Stirs Debate

Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.

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As Ebola Pingpongs In Liberia, Cases Disappear Into The Jungle

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Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Sparks Lawsuit

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Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

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