News

Obama To Attend Memorial For West, Texas Explosion Victims

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
View Comments
(Photo Credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_815 Things Men Think About During Sex

77820352_8Quiz: How Long Would You Actually Survive In A Horror Movie?

2835932 Obama To Attend Memorial For West, Texas Explosion Victims Texas Beef Re-Called

77820352_8The Sexiest Halloween Costumes

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to White House officials, President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas. The memorial scheduled for Thursday at Baylor University.

Last week’s an explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant left 14 people dead and injured 200 others. The explosion came days after the Boston Marathon bombings.

President Obama who was already scheduled to be in Texas this week, will headline a Democratic fundraiser in Dallas Wednesday night, and then attend a dedication ceremony for President George W. Bush’s library.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,177 other followers