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Oil Rig Update

A Coast Guard spokesperson says the 11 workers missing since Tuesday's oil rig blast might have been in the area of the explosion.

The Coast Guard made that announcement during a news conference Thursday afternoon in New Orleans.  

Officials say the search for the missing workers will continue.

The Louisiana Department of Homeland Security says a second explosion happened at the oil rig this morning, just before it sunk into the water.

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