Oil hits Alabama's coastline

News of oil hitting Alabama's coastline has local residents worried about its effects on their community. Some state politicians believe the media is exaggerating what is actually happening, causing residents to worry and hurting business unnecessarily.


President unveils offshore drilling plan

President Obama unveiled plans to expand offshore oil and natural gas drilling yesterday. If implemented, the move is expected to decrease the country's dependency on foreign fuels, please oil companies and Republicans, but anger environmental groups.