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37 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Texas, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, McEwen, TN

5 hrs ago | 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)


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: West, TX

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Baby lost in bombing chaos to be reunited with mum

A Nigerian newspaper reports that a baby lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is set to be reunited with her critically wounded mother.


Sydney Morning Herald

Suspected Islamic extremists abduct over 100 female students from Nigerian school

A family member waits for news of loved ones at Asokoro hospital in Abuja after Monday's bomb blast.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News Tribune

Soldier will get Medal of Honor for valor in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama will present the award to former Army Sgt. Kyle White on May 13 at a White House ceremony.


Related Topix: Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Fort Benning, GA


Abuja Explosion: The stream of tears that keeps flowing

Tears, tears and tears have continued to flow ceaselessly following the bomb blast at Nyanyan, Abuja.


Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News,

The Nation

Three of a family killed in Mityari explosion

For news details visit : For news details Read on : Three of a family killed in Mityari explosion Hyderabad- Three members of a family were killed in a 'mysterious' blast inside a house near Mityari College.


WKXW-FM Trenton

75 Dead in Blast at Nigerian Bus Station

There has been no claim of responsibility for the rush-hour blast, though President Goodluck Jonathan is blaming the attack on Islamic extremists.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Terrorism

SPD: At least one injured at explosion at Seattle motel

Seattle Police report at least one person has been seriously injured in an explosion at a motel on Aurora Avenue.



Bomb explosion on Cairo bridge wounds 2 policemen

Egypt's official news agency says a bomb blast on a bridge over the Nile River in central Cairo has wounded two policemen.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Nigeria blast kills 71

Victims of a blast lie on the ground as fire and smoke rise at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April 14, 2014.


Burlington Times News

At least one hurt in Winston-Salem lab explosion

Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded to a call about 10 a.m. Monday.


Related Topix: Pharmaceuticals

National Public Radio

A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

The breadth of destruction in West has raised questions about what, if any, new state laws should be passed to help prevent similar accidents in the future.


Related Topix: West, TX, Fire, US News, Liberal Political News

Maple Ridge News

No charges in Prince George sawmill explosion

Crown prosecutors have decided not to lay criminal charges in the April 2012 explosion and fire that killed two workers in Prince George.


Related Topix: Criminal Justice, Law