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Rupture and Repetition of West Virginia Blast

A former affiliate of Columbia Gas was hammered by federal regulators after a gas line explosion in 2012 spade flames in hundreds of meters in all directions and destroyed three homes in West Virginia. The National Transportation Safety Board – now investigating Columbia Gas Fires in Merrimack Valley – said undisputed external corrosion on a 20-inch natural gas pipe that …

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Officials killed in service in 2018

Since the beginning of 2018, at least 55 law enforcement agencies in the United States died while they were in service – with 34 of the deaths caused by shooting. About 135 police died in 2016, making it the deadliest year for police for at least five years, Fox News found. While there were fewer deaths in 2017, the number …

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Parental NiSource linked to previous blaster

CLOSE A series of gas explosions killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday. The authorities said that Leonel Rondon, 18, died after a chimney fell on his car. (Sept. 14) AP A ruined home after a series of gas explosions in the …

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Florence gives heavy winds and rain to South Carolina after killing 5

Florence crashed in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane Friday and downgraded to a tropical storm that afternoon. When the night fell, it drifted into South Carolina with maximum sustainable winds at 50 mph, which allowed people caught in flooded homes and promising days of destruction and human suffering. The storm's powerful swings, wind and rain made some cities …

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Mother honored by Trump after MS-13 killed his daughter beaten, killed by the SUV near the memorial site

Evelyn Rodriguez, who was killed and killed by an SUV on Friday, appears with President Trump on a forum on MS-13 gang violence in Bethpage, NY, May 23, 2018. Just months before, Rodriguez's daughter was brutally murdered by MS- 13 members, according to the authorities. (Getty Images) A sad New York mother whose daughter was brutally murdered by MS-13 gang …

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Texas Board votes to cut Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history courses

The Texas State Board of Education voted Friday to cut the mention of Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the state's mandatory history plan – but will retain Moses's influence on US founding documents, The Dallas Morning News reported. The changes are part of the efforts to selectively streamline the information in the history classes for 5.4 million schoolchildren. As …

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Boston explosion victim, 18, had "bright future," says the family

Leonel Rondon, 18, died after gas explosions in Massachusetts on Thursday and caused a brick to fall on his car, reports reported. (Facebook) The family and friends mourn the 18-year-old man who died in the gas explosions in Boston suburb on Thursday afternoon. Leonel Rondon of Lawrence, Mass., With two friends inside a car and celebrating after driving a driving …

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