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One Year Anniversary West Fertilizer Blast: | Complete West Explosion Coverage
Site where an apartment complex once sat in West, Texas. Most of the complex, which was near the West Fertilizer Co. plant, was completely destroyed in the April 17, 2013 blast. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Officials In West Considering Building New Fertilizer Plant

As the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.

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Local Man Builds His Own Memorial For West First-Responders

There is a permanent memorial to the first responders who died in West, Texas, but it’s not actually in West. The monumental tribute was built by just one man, who didn’t have a lot of money to spend and received no help.

CBSDFW.COM–12 hours ago

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Abortion Doctors Sue To Recover Admitting Rights

Two doctors who perform abortions have sued a Dallas hospital alleging that their admitting privileges were illegally revoked after a court upheld strict new Texas abortion restrictions.

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Former President George W. Bush watches the play during Day 2 of The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 29, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

G.W. Bush’s Ride For Wounded Veterans Scheduled For May

Former President George W. Bush’s annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.

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Miley Cyrus Hospitalized, Postpones More Concert Dates

Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

14 hours ago

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Texas Judge Won’t Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.

16 hours ago

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Texas Officials Say Gang Membership Exceeds 100K

State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas.

17 hours ago

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–17 hours ago

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Dallas Police Searching For Person Of Interest In Deadly Hit & Run

Dallas police have identified a person of interest after a deadly hit and run claimed the life of a 13-year old boy in the M Streets area of Dallas Tuesday morning.

18 hours ago

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New Rules For Texas Bingo Halls On Hold

The Lottery Commission has delayed making a decision about the use of video confirmation of pull-tab tickets – which critics say would open the door to slot machines in Texas.

19 hours ago

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Portion Of Collapsed Trinity Boulevard Set To Reopen Soon

Since it washed out and partially collapsed back in March, Trinity Boulevard near the Bell Helicopter facility has been closed to traffic.

20 hours ago

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

Gas Prices Up 6 Cents Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices continue to creep upward as they’ve risen 6 cents this week across Texas. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump has reached $3.49 per gallon.

21 hours ago

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