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Six Missing in Freighter Crash Near Alaska Coast

A freighter carrying nearly 500,000 gallons of fuel runs aground off the coast of Alaska in the Aleutian chain. A search continues for six crewmembers missing in the frigid Bering Sea. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.

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Elizabeth Arnold
Elizabeth Arnold is a freelance reporter for NPR. From 2000 - 2004, she was an NPR national correspondent, covering America's public lands with a focus on the environment, politics, economics, and culture.

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