Divide grows in Southeast over offshore drilling plan

New York Times: On a recent frigid night, anxious residents, many in "Protect Our Coast" sweatshirts, packed the town hall here, spilled onto the lawn, and then erupted in cheers as their town government gaveled in a resolution urging President Obama to block oil drilling off their shoreline. "Some things are just too precious to risk," Mayor Emilie Swearingen said. That afternoon, 140 miles inland in Raleigh, the state capital, Obama administration officials and oil company representatives had outlined plans......

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