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  • Associated Press

    Petrochemical cleanup continues; Houston Ship Channel closed

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2019) — An emergency dike has been repaired and a fire-damaged petrochemical tank stabilized during cleanup of leaking oil products that closed part of the Houston Ship Channel, the operator of the complex said Sunday.

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    Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on

    LITTLETON, Colo. (March 23, 2019) — Families of the Columbine High School shooting victims gathered at the school on Saturday to tell their stories 20 years after the tragedy, and they spoke of forgiveness, inclusion and healing, and the balm that sometimes only silence can bring.

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    Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

    (March 21, 2019) - Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board.

  • Associated Press

    'Potentially historic' flooding threatens South

    (March 21, 2019) - Scientists are warning that historic flooding could soon deluge parts of several Southern states along the lower Mississippi River, where floodwaters could persist for several weeks.

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    Company won't operate duck boats in 2019 after fatal sinking

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 21, 2019) — The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, announced Thursday that it won't operate the vessels this year because of the ongoing investigation and will instead open a replacement attraction in the tourist town of Branson.

  • Associated Press

    Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

    HOUSTON (March 20, 2019) — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials that testing shows nothing amiss.

  • Associated Press

    Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

    DES MOINES, Iowa (March 20, 2019) — As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water.

  • Associated Press

    Washington state deputy killed in shootout with suspect

    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (March 20, 2019) — A sheriff's deputy was killed and a police officer was injured after an exchange of gunfire during an attempted traffic stop near the central Washington city of Ellensburg.

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