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West Ferilizer Explosion

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Elderly Couple In West Rebuilds After Watching Their House Be Demolished

Syble Bohanan loves her new kitchen and her brand new home in West. But it’s not something she and her husband Bo ever wanted.

04/17/2014

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Mass Held For 1 Year Anniversary Of West Explosion

The landscape isn’t the only thing that has changed in West, Texas, since a fertilizer explosion killed 15 people and destroyed more than 200 homes.

04/11/2014

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Feds Grant $20M For Schools Ruined In Fertilizer Blast

A federal agency is granting $20 million to a rural Central Texas town to help rebuild two schools destroyed in last year’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

02/10/2014

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Rangers Still Helping West After Explosion

Scott Podsednik played high school baseball on a since-abandoned field in the shadow of a fertilizer plant that exploded last April in the former major league outfielder’s small Central Texas hometown.

01/14/2014

The casket of Joseph "Joey" Frank Pustejovsky, Jr. of the West Volunteer Fire Department is shown at the West memorial service at Baylor University on April 25, 2013 in Waco, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

New Park & Memorial Planned For West

Plans have been unveiled for a renovated park with a playground and memorial in a Central Texas town of West, where a fertilizer plant explosion claimed 15 lives.

01/08/2014

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After Fertilizer Explosion West ISD Reclaiming The Gridiron

Just four months ago the West IISD football field played host to the darkest day in the city’s history. Instead of pads and helmets the turf was used as a triage center. Thursday night the football field will be used for its intended purpose.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Fire Marshal: Inspections Refused Since West Blast

Five facilities in Texas with large quantities of the same fertilizer chemical that fueled the deadly plant explosion in West have turned away state fire marshal inspectors since the blast, investigators said Monday.

08/26/2013

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Cash Donations Coming In For West Residents

At the Czech Stop Bakery in West, a white bucket on the counter is as hot as the kolaches coming out of the oven.

CBS 11–04/30/2013