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Report: 262 People Hurt In West Fertilizer Blast

A health report on the impact of the West fertilizer plant explosion says 262 people were injured in the blast. That’s in addition to the 15 people killed by the April 17, 2013, explosion.

06/24/2014

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Groundbreaking Symbolizes Hope In West One Year Later

More than 100 West residents & community leaders gathered to break ground on a new 75,000 square foot nursing home.

04/04/2014

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Nursing Home Loses Medicare/Medicaid License, Residents Forced To Move

A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

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Tables Turn As Youngsters Give Christmas To The Elderly

The elementary students from Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth paid a surprise visit to their neighbors Thursday. Dozens of students paraded in a long line from their school, down the street and into Wedgewood Nursing home.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

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Crews Squash Fire At Dallas Nursing Home

Emergency crews in Dallas responded to a call at a nursing home on Wednesday morning. Officials stated that a small fire had ignited inside of the building’s walls.

12/11/2013

A veteran sits in a wheelchair at a nursing home. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Texas Receives “F” For Nursing Home Care

08/09/2013

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Caregiver Speaks From Jail Over Nursing Home Patient’s Head Injuries

James Seaton talked to CBS 11 News from the Kaufman County Jail after police arrested him and charged him in connection with this nursing home patient’s head injuries. He says, “It’s terrifying to me right now.”

06/05/2013

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I-Team: Nursing Home Employee Arrested In Connection With Patient’s Head Injuries

Kaufman police tell the CBS-11 I-Team they made an arrest Tuesday night in connection with a nursing home patient’s head injuries.

CBS 11–06/04/2013

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Kaufman Police Investigating Nursing Home Patient’s Head Injuries

At the Kaufman Healthcare Center nursing home, relatives of one patient are deeply concerned and angry about what they say happened to her.

06/03/2013

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)

Residents Find Many Homes In West Beyond Repair

A town hall meeting was held in West over the weekend and another is scheduled for Tuesday evening, at 6 p.m. The meetings are meant to keep residents informed about the ongoing repair and rebuilding process

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2013

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Plant Explosion Breaks Windows, But Opens Doors

The blast from the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant Wednesday night caused damage to property in town and far away. Standing in almost any spot, broken windows can be seen for miles around.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

A veteran sits in a wheelchair at a nursing home. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Texas Lax In Monitoring Nursing Homes

A newspaper analysis says Texas has heavily reduced its enforcement of rules that govern the state’s nursing homes, due in part to budget cuts, legislative changes and inspectors being discouraged from citing bad conditions.

11/13/2011

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