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19 min ago | WTVF Nashville

Deadly Explosion At McEwen Ammunition Plant Likely An Accident

McEWEN, Tenn. Agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives believe a deadly explosion at an ammunition plant outside of McEwen was most likely an accident.

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Related Topix: McEwen, TN, US News, ATF

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Times

PG&E to be arraigned in fatal pipeline blast

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Fox News

Explosion in busy Cairo square kills 1 police officer

An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic, Egypt's Interior Ministry and security officials said.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism

ABC News

Year After Blast, Texas Town Ponders New Plant

Leaders in a Central Texas town devastated last year by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion are contemplating building a new one, calling it a crucial step in West's economic recovery.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

West Australian

Insight - Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Grand Isle, LA, Life, Food, Seafood

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows multiple rocket launchers fire Grad missiles by the Syrian rebels as they shell the government forces positions, in Aleppo, Syria, Monday April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Activism

The Wichita Eagle

Officials: Bomb in Baghdad shopping street kills 3

Police officers say the explosion took place in the capital's predominantly Shiite neighborhood of al-Ameen on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Wichita, KS

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Prison, US Military, US Navy, University of Mississippi

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town.

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KFVS12

1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at McEwen ammo plant

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.

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Related Topix: McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN, Vanderbilt University

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Newly-Released Video Captures Deadly Plant Explosion

Witnesses to last year's fiery explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, have come forward with a new video of the explosion that shows a gas cloud burst into flames.

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Related Topix: West, TX

WLNE-TV Providence

2 seriously hurt in Boston house explosion

Fire Commissioner John Hasson said Wednesday night that six other people who also lived in the heavily damaged house were treated for less serious injuries.

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KMBC-TV

Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion at a fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes and damaging 200 others across 37 blocks, shattering windows well beyond that.

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Related Topix: Texas, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

KNUS-AM Aurora

Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, McEwen, TN

KBTX-TV Bryan

State Awards $4.8M to West Recovery Efforts

State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15. The office of Governor Rick Perry announced Wednesday that the funding comes at the request last week by West officials for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Explosion at Tennessee Ammunition Plant Kills One, Seriously Injures Three Others

One person is dead and three other people have been seriously injured in a fiery explosion Wednesday at a Tennessee ammunition plant.

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Related Topix: McEwen, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

4 hurt in explosion at Tenn. explosives plant4 hurt in explosion at...

Four people have been critically injured in a fire at a plant in McEwen that makes explosives.

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Related Topix: McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN, Hickman County, TN

National Public Radio

20 Killed As Islamic Extremists Rampage In Nigeria

Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa

KNUS-AM Aurora

Victims in Texas blast choose closure over answers

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Related Topix: West, TX, Fire

WTOC-TV Savannah

West, TX, still recovering one year after deadly explosion

Thursday marks the somber one-year anniversary of a fertilizer blast that killed 15 people and caused at least $100 million in damage.

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Related Topix: West, TX

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