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Obama meets with rig families

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is offering his condolences to the families of the 11 oil rig workers killed in the April 20 explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. The president will meet with the relatives at the White House today. The White House says Obama wants to hear the families' thoughts on changes the government can make to ensure that future deepwater oil drilling is safe.

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