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Published May 06, 2010, 02:46 PM

Giant box lowered in Gulf to battle oil spill

Updated 10:56 P.M.
Workers late Thursday started lowering a giant concrete-and-steel box over the blown-out oil well at the bottom of the sea in a risky and untested bid to capture most of the gushing crude and avert a wider environmental disaster.

By: Harry R. Weber and Tamara Lush, Associated Press

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