Building explosions

Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 6:04 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 5 p.m. A Minneapolis hospital says it is still treating four people who were injured in a fatal gas explosion at a local school. Nine people were initially taken to Hennepin County...
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Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Authorities say one person is dead and another is missing after a natural gas explosion at a college prep school in Minneapolis. Fire Chief John Fruetel says the body was...
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Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Authorities say seven adults are hospitalized following a gas explosion that leveled part of a school in Minneapolis. Hennepin County Medical Center says three patients...
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May 15, 2017 - 1:19 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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May 15, 2017 - 1:15 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:03 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing 11 children and three adults, authorities said Tuesday. National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said 25 others were injured in Monday...
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May 09, 2017 - 3:54 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block a first-of-its-kind requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:41 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:23 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have successfully blocked the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers to provide the locations of all their gas lines. The 28 Republicans successfully filibustered the bill late Monday. The House had a midnight deadline to pass the bill in time to...
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Ted Poszywak, left, chief of the Frederick-Firestone fire department, and public information officer Summer Campos, right, take questions from members of the media during a news conference, while standing next to a picture of the location where an unrefined gas leak explosion killed two people inside their home in Firestone, Colo., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Poszywak said that an investigation has revealed that the April 17, 2017 explosion was caused by unrefined natural gas that was leaking from a small abandoned pipeline from a nearby well owned by Anadarko Petroleum. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
May 03, 2017 - 3:00 am
FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — A red-orange fireball that killed two people and destroyed a Colorado home prompted the governor to order sweeping inspections of natural gas lines and is certain to worsen tensions in state already divided over how to regulate the industry. Fire investigators said Tuesday...
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