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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 12:26 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a grade school in Minneapolis, fire officials said. The Minneapolis Fire Department said the explosion was reported at Minnehaha Academy, a private Christian college prep school serving...
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August 02, 2017 - 11:42 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. The Minneapolis Fire Department initially tweeted that one fatality was reported in the collapse at Minnehaha Academy. But fire officials...
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July 11, 2017 - 2:35 pm
ROME, Maine (AP) — An Army veteran who lost all four limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan and opened a retreat in Maine for other injured veterans says he had an impromptu meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House. Travis Mills posted pictures on Facebook on Monday of himself with...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:19 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:15 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:54 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block a first-of-its-kind requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:41 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:23 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have successfully blocked the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers to provide the locations of all their gas lines. The 28 Republicans successfully filibustered the bill late Monday. The House had a midnight deadline to pass the bill in time to...
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Ted Poszywak, left, chief of the Frederick-Firestone fire department, and public information officer Summer Campos, right, take questions from members of the media during a news conference, while standing next to a picture of the location where an unrefined gas leak explosion killed two people inside their home in Firestone, Colo., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Poszywak said that an investigation has revealed that the April 17, 2017 explosion was caused by unrefined natural gas that was leaking from a small abandoned pipeline from a nearby well owned by Anadarko Petroleum. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
May 03, 2017 - 2:00 am
FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — A red-orange fireball that killed two people and destroyed a Colorado home prompted the governor to order sweeping inspections of natural gas lines and is certain to worsen tensions in state already divided over how to regulate the industry. Fire investigators said Tuesday...
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Ted Poszywak, left, chief of the Frederick-Firestone fire department, and public information officer Summer Campos, right, take questions from members of the media during a news conference, while standing next to a picture of the location where an unrefined gas leak explosion killed two people inside their home in Firestone, Colo., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Poszywak said that an investigation has revealed that the April 17, 2017 explosion was caused by unrefined natural gas that was leaking from a small abandoned pipeline from a nearby well owned by Anadarko Petroleum. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
May 02, 2017 - 8:04 pm
FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — A home explosion that killed two people in Colorado was caused by odorless, unrefined natural gas leaking from an old pipeline, investigators said Tuesday, prompting the governor to order statewide inspections of similar lines. The underground line was believed to be out of...
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