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West Getting New Schools After Plant Explosion

WEST, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas town devastated by a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people will be getting two new schools.

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KWTX to Air Documentary Marking One Year Anniversary of West Explosion

One year after the West Fertilizer Plant explosion, KWTX-TV will air a documentary chronicling the blast and the ongoing recovery efforts.

“After West, Forever Forward” will premiere Thursday at 6 p.m. with limited commercial interruption. The film will be narrated by survivors, family members of those lost, first responders, volunteers and elected officials impacted by the explosion that killed 15 people and injured over 160.

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Fire Marshal to Continue Ammonium Nitrate Tour

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Responders To West Explosion Named Texans Of The Year

The Dallas Morning News has named “Those Who Answered The Call At West” as their 2013 Texans of the Year.

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Cited for Safety Lapses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has cited the company that operated a Texas fertilizer plant that exploded in April and killed 15 people.

The West Fertilizer Co. is being hit with 24 serious safety violations and a proposed fine of more than $118,000.

The citation

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Senator: Shutdown Stops West Blast Investigations

DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is causing delays in the federal investigation of the fertilizer plant explosion in West.

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Donation Money Finally Going to Blast Victims

WEST, Texas (AP) — Officials in the central Texas town devastated by a fertilizer plant explosion earlier this year finally are moving forward with distribution of money collected from private donations.

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Bryce Reed - Jail Photo

Former West Paramedic Bryce Reed Freed On Bond

A former West paramedic arrested for the possession of bomb-making materials and an unregistered firearm is free today, but still faces trial.

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CSB Safety Message - YouTube
CSB Safety Message - YouTube

Chemical Safety Board Recommends Regulations To Prevent Another Tragedy Like That In West [VIDEO]

The Chemical Safety Board has conducted an investigation of the circumstances surrounding the West Fertilizer Plant and is now recommending new regulations to prevent future tragedies.

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Boil Water Order Lifted For West

WEST, Texas (AP) — Experts say it's now safe to drink water from all public supplies in a Central Texas town decimated nearly three months ago by a deadly fertilizer plant blast.

City officials in West on Tuesday rescinded the public boil water notice.

The April 17

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