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Strong Quake Shuts Down Alaska Pipeline

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake shuts down the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. No oil was spilled but the line fell off supports in one area. The line supplies the West Coast with about 1 million barrels of oil daily. John McWhorter reports.

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