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Texas Lawmakers Request Changes After West Explosion

Two months to the day after the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, killing 15 people, Texas lawmakers say they’re in no rush to propose tougher regulations or laws to prevent the tragedy from happening again.

06/17/2013

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Volunteers Demolish Buildings Damaged In West Explosion

Nearly two months ago, the West Fertilizer Plant exploded. The blast leveled a large part of the city. Thursday, workers started tearing down one of the large buildings damaged in the disaster

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2013

Valley Mills Fire Department personnel walk among the remains of an apartment complex next to the fertilizer plant that exploded  on April 17, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Tears, Hugs In West As Large-Scale Demolitions Begin

The West First Baptist Church is paying the bill, using $200,000 in donations received from people across the state and nation to bring down the damaged homes.

05/29/2013

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Bedford Begins Tearing Down Eyesore Building

The City of Bedford is working to remove blighted buildings from around the municipality, and one key structure started coming down on Wednesday morning.

03/06/2013

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National Guard Tears Down Drug Houses In Dallas

Members of the Texas National Guard are in Dallas today, taking the “war on drugs” to the streets as part of Operation Crackdown, a mission they have been carrying out since 1993.

01/24/2013

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City’s Demolition Of Oswald Apartment Building Is Underway

Demolition has begun on a 1920’s era apartment building in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas that Lee Harvey Oswald used to call home.

01/08/2013

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Leaders Celebrate Demolition Of 250th “Blighted Structure”

As a part of Dallas Mayor mike Rawlings’s Grow South initiative another “blighted structure” in the city was torn down today. Thursday’s knockdown was the 250th house demolition by the city.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2012

Demolition of the 3015 Grand Avenue Apartments, near Fair Park, in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Apartment Demolition Delights Area Residents

Troubled. An eyesore, a magnet for crime – those are just some of the ways one apartment complex in South Dallas had long been described. Now the only correct adjective is… gone.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2012

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Dallas Demolishing Dozens Of Abandoned Drug Houses

You could think of it as fighting fire with fire. For nearly 20 years cities across the country have taken assets confiscated from criminal activity and used the proceeds to battle or dismantle current illegal activity. Case in point — today’s demolition of nearly 50 abandoned houses in Dallas.

05/24/2012

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Dallas Targets 250 Properties For Demolition

Councilman Dwaine Caraway is heading up a new initiative to tear down 250 abandoned and dilapidated properties in Dallas by the end of the year.

03/13/2012

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Dallas Cleaning Up Blighted Apartments

Saying they were ‘taking a blight’ out of a neighborhood, Dallas city officials began demolishing some rundown rental units in a South Dallas neighborhood Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2010

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Fans Bid Farewell To Texas Stadium

Texas Stadium is now nothing but a memory and a pile of rubble, after an 11-year-old boy triggered the implosion that ended its nearly 40 year stint in Irving.

04/11/2010

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