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Texas Team Close to Halting Holloway Search

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Forensic divers probed an underwater cavern today on the northern tip of Aruba for a missing Alabama teenager, but turned up no sign of the young woman.

The Florida team's search comes as a Texas-based group that has also searched for Natalee Holloway prepared to abandon its effort within days unless they found some sign of the teenager.

Texas EquuSearch director Tim Miller said the group planned to halt their effort on Tuesday unless they found something. Miller -- whose volunteer team has searched for more than two weeks -- said prospects for success were slim and said he was convinced the girl was not on the island.

The 18-year-old Holloway vanished in the early hours of May 30th -- hours before she was to catch a flight home after a five-day vacation celebrating her high school graduation with 124 classmates.


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