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Tropical Storm Headed Towards Oil Spill Site

A tropical storm is on its way to the Gulf of Mexico, the site of the massive oil spill. Forecasters at the US National Hurricane Center have said that the storm is expected to reach the gulf this weekend. By early Thursday afternoon, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph), with stronger gusts, and was centered about 250 miles (400 kilometers) southeast of the Bahamian capital of Nassau.

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