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Local news for Nantes (Lac-Megantic, QC) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Wednesday Jul 23 | The Globe and Mail

Going once, going twice: Lac-Megantic's 'train from hell' goes to auction

The MMA locomotive that led the Lac-Megantic train is pictured going through Nantes, Que.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Milo, ME

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Quebec to invest $60M more in Lac-Megantic

The provincial government will invest an additional $60 million to compensate victims, rebuild the downtown area and revitalize the Fatima district in Lac-MA©gantic, announced Municipal Affairs Minister Pierre Moreau on Sunday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Toronto Star

Rail safety upgrades inadequate, critics say

Investigators look over tanker cars in Nantes, Que., that pulled away from the train that derailed and exploded in Lac-Megantic last year.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, North America, World News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Canada.com

What we know and don't know about the Lac-M gantic derailment one year later

An older home sits close to the railway tracks that cut though the town of Lac-Megantic on Saturday June 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster, Explosion

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Timeline: Lac-Megantic rail disaster began July 6, 2013, with unattended train

July 6: An unattended train with 72 tankers containing volatile crude oil came loose and rolled about 10 kilometres down a slope before jumping off the tracks in Lac-Megantic at 1:15 a.m. The derailment caused a series of explosions that launched towering fireballs into the air.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Stephen Harper,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Timeline: Lac-Megantic rail disaster began July 6, 2013, with unattended train

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Saturday, July 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, North America, World News, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Stephen Harper

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