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  1. Gas line explosion injures 11 at California shooting rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | New York Post

    A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said. The explosion on a Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  2. California gas pipeline explosion, fire injure up to 15 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    A firefighter watches the blaze after a gas line exploded near Fresno, California April 17, 2015. A construction crew accidentally ruptured a natural gas transmission line on Friday in Fresno, California, sparking an explosion and fire that injured up to 15 people, at least one of them critically, a fire department spokesman said.

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  3. Closure Sought: Shirley rail crossing called safety hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Thanks to a grapevine communication line that began with a call to the Planning Board and branched out to the town administrator and beyond, a scheduled site visit by state and federal transportation officials and railroad company representatives proposing to close the Davis Street rail crossing instead became a public meeting. Held at the Town Offices on Friday morning, the subject of the gathering was to discuss a proposal that seems to have been on the MBTA drawing board for some time, but was news to town officials and local businesses with a stake in the outcome.

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  4. Safety concerns at rail crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Thanks to a grapevine communication line that began with a call to the Planning Board and branched out to the town administrator and beyond, a scheduled site visit by state and federal transportation officials and railroad company representatives proposing to close the Davis Street rail crossing instead became a public meeting. Held at the Town Offices on Friday morning, the subject of the gathering was to discuss a proposal that seems to have been on the MBTA drawing board for some time, but was news to town officials and local businesses with a stake in the outcome.

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  5. 14 injured after gas line explodes in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    UPDATE: 8:45 p.m. By Mariano Castillo and Erica Henry -- A gas line explosion in Fresno, California, injured 14 people, three who were in critical condition, authorities said Friday. The cause of the explosion was unknown.

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  6. After Germanwings crash, pilotless flights could one day be realityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the copilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets is resurfacing.

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  7. Friends remember motorcycle crash victimRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFBB

    On Friday students and staff at Riverside High School were left coping with the loss of one of their own after the news of 18 year old Ryan Tachell's motorcycle crash and untimely death spread throughout the community. On Friday students and staff at Riverside High School were left coping with the loss of one of their own after the news of 18-year-old Ryan Tachell's motorcycle crash and untimely death spread throughout the community.

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  8. 18-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash near Post FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFBB

    Ryan Tachell, from Elk, Washington, was heading east on I-90 approaching the construction zone near the area of Spokane street. ISP says traffic was backed up from the construction zone at milepost 6. Tachell lost control of his Yamaha motorcycle and crashed into the median barrier.

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  9. Usher, Gwen Stefani among headliners for Earth Day rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them. A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and... A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said.

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  10. At least 15 injured in a California natural gas pipeline explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    At least 15 people are injured after a construction crew accidentally ruptured a natural gas transmission line in Fresno, California on Friday afternoon. A fireball was unleashed near Highway 99 after a backhoe struck the Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation pipeline.

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  11. Safety Regulations Issued for Trains Carrying OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The emergency rules also require railroads to provide detailed information about a shipment within 90 minutes of any derailment. Federal regulators are under increasing pressure from members of Congress and local officials to publish new safety regulations for the growing business of transporting crude oil by train.

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  12. After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a rescue worker climbs past debris at the plane crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France after a Germanwings jetliner crashed Tuesday in the French Alps. Following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot a long-running debate over autonomous jets is resurfacing.

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  13. Tom Hardy excels but 'Child 44' feels like 40 moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Lionsgate release Rating : R for violence, some disturbing images, language and a scene of sexuality Running time : 2 hours, 17 minutes The best-selling novel "Child 44" by Tom Rob Smith runs well over 400 pages, and that's perhaps the first hint as to why the movie based on it seems to veer in 40 different directions. It's a political movie.

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  14. Laurel County Man Struck And Killed By TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The accident occurred on the CSX railroad track in the Lily community near London early Saturday morning. Deputies are reporting that a 17 year old male resident of Laurel County was struck by a north bound CSX train and received fatal injuries.

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  15. Following Alps crash, debate over pilotless planes heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets is resurfacing.

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  16. Greeley firefighters extinguish blaze near Greeley-Weld County AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Windsor Now

    The site of the fire was near an injection well that was linked to earthquakes outside of Greeley in May and June last year. On May 31, a 3.4 magnitude quake struck the area.

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  17. Editorial: Legislature sluggish, but oil trains getting attention - Sat, 18 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Budget talks have stalled in Olympia while Senate Republicans wait for House Democrats to trap themselves by voting on a new capital gains tax the Democrats know will be spiked in the Senate. It must be April in Olympia.

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  18. Fresno, California gas-line explosion at county sheriff's gun range injures 11Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Michael Buble the sexist beast: Star hit by fan backlash for Instagram 'body-shaming' woman in tight shorts he saw in Miami Idiot prisoner tried to carve 'the sign of the beast' 666 into his forehead - but used a mirror so it came out backwards 'We'd rather he were dead than suffering like this', say parents of 12-year-old Indian boy whose neck is stuck at 180-degree angle The explosion at the Fresno County Sherrif's gun range happened on a Pacific Gas & Electric Co pipe carrying natural gas An equipment operator and a group of jail inmates were expanding a road alongside Highway 99, which was closed after explosion for three hours Three inmates were evaluated and sent back to jail and two deputies were being evaluated for ringing ears and exposure to the hot blast A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire on Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major ... (more)

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  19. Sunset Bay residents concerned about oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Observer

    The increasing oil train traffic across Chautauqua County is of special concern to residents of Sunset Bay in the town of Hanover. This tourist area may be one of the only areas to be completely cut off by railroad tracks, with no other land exits.

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  20. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled legislation Friday to speed up introduction of Positive Train Control on passenger rail lines and tracks that carry crude oil or ethanol. Positive Train Control, mandated by Congress in 2008, "is a little bit like GPS for trains," said Blumenthal in an interview.

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