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Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
Updated May 25, 09:57 AM
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — With the Memorial Day holiday just around the corner, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region. Five years after the BP disaster, the petroleum giant that was vilified during heated town ...
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Phelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State
Updated May 25, 09:17 AM
Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach. Phelps won't be around forever, though, so Bowman started thinking about his future. It led him back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State, a school that he believes has the potential to be one of the top swimming programs in the country. "When they first called I was like, 'There's no way I can do it,'" Bowman said. "Then ...
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