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Processing claims from oil spill for large businesses is going slowly

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BP is still working on streamlining its claims process. While small claims under five-thousand are moving relatively quickly, larger business claims are not. Wednesday the state’s Oil Spill Task Force heard updates from BP on how many claims it’s paid so far. Lynn Hatter reports.

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