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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

Frisco Fire Department

Six Injured In Explosion At High School In Frisco

Six people were injured on Monday morning at Lone Star High School in Frisco after an oxygen pack exploded in the school fieldhouse.

09/16/2013

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Texas Honors Killed & Hurt First Responders

Gov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.

09/12/2013

West Middle School (credit: CBS 11)

Students In West Looking Forward To Fresh Start

West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.

08/26/2013

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Strained Conditions For Students In West

Students in West return to school on Monday morning under strained conditions, after an explosion rocked the city back in April.

08/26/2013

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No Evidence Linking Ex-Paramedic To West Blast

The Texas Rangers have turned up no evidence linking a former paramedic from a small Central Texas town to a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town.

08/06/2013

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Homebuilder Comes Out Of Retirement To Help Veterans In West

At the age of 76, two years after he retired, Dan Pokluda never thought he would be building houses again.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

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Displaced by Deadly Blast, West Residents Rebuilding, Moving Back Into Their Homes

In only eight days, Steven Kuchera, his wife Stephanie, and twin 17-year-old sons Jackson and Nick will be moving into their new home in West.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

3 Months After Blast Boil Water Order Lifted For City Of West

Nearly three months after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, experts say it’s now safe to drink water from all public supplies in the City of West.

07/10/2013

Vehicles pass a sign in West, Texas, on April 20, 2013, three days after the April 17 fertilizer 
plant blast which killed and injured residents. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Asks Obama To Reconsider West Denial

Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Obama and federal officials to reconsider their denial of major disaster aid to the Texas town stricken by a deadly fertilizer blast.

07/10/2013

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Lone Star Park Honors West On July 4th

Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie is celebrating Independence Day with two nights of fireworks, and a special dedication to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West.

07/04/2013

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Crew Rips Out Gas Line, Explosion Rocks House

A construction crew working on a house in Grand Prairie accidentally ripped out the main gas line underneath it; sparking a fire.

06/29/2013

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