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Valley Mills Fire Department personnel view the railroad tracks near to the fertilizer plant that exploded. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

More Tests Planned To Solve West Explosion – But Not Until 2014

State officials say some testing that could identify what caused the deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant is not scheduled until 2014.


A railroad boxcar filled with ammonium nitrate lays on its side near the remains of the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Review Of Chemical Plant Rules

President Barack Obama is ordering federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.


Smoke rises from the rubble of a housenext to the fertilizer plant that exploded yesterday afternoon on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Group: Texas Plant Blast Loss Likely Exceeds $100M

An insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million.


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Official Death Toll Unreleased, But Town Residents Know Names Of Those Lost

The neighborhood surrounding a Texas fertilizer plant that erupted in a thunderous explosion is gone, and the residents here know they’ve lost more than the buildings that went up in flames.


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Help Us Help West!

All of our stations here at CBS Radio are gearing up to help those affected by the blast that shook the city of West, Tex. Wednesday night.


The remnants from last night's fertilizer plant explosion were felt across West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Perry: Plant Explosion A ‘Nightmare Scenario’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in his state “a truly nightmare scenario.”


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Celebrities Show Support For Victims Of Texas Explosion

After an explosion of tremendous proportion went off at a fertilizer plant in the West, Texas town near Waco, many of the famous became friends to those in Texas.



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