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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Houston bayou's evolution into busy port ongoing

A worker gathers oil that spilled onto the sands of the Texas City dike at the site of the wrecked barge that leaked fuel into the Houston Ship Channel, Monday in Texas City. Thousands of gallons of tar-like oil spilled into the major U.S. shipping channel after a barge ran into a ship Saturday.