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Coast Guard ends search for two after oil rig fire

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This aerial photograph shows an oil rig damaged from an explosion and fire in the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Coast Guard on Saturday evening called off its search for two workers missing after an explosion and fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico a day earlier. Four others workers were badly burned in the blaze, which evoked memories of the deadly 2010 Gulf oil spill.
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