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NTSB faults parade plans in fatal train collision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lack of safety planning by parade organizers and the city of Midland, Texas, was faulted by federal investigators Tuesday in an accident last year in which a freight train rammed a […]

11/05/2013

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Train derails in La., about 100 homes evacuated

LAWTELL, La. (AP) — A train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Louisiana and two railcars were leaking chemicals, forcing the evacuation of about 100 homes, officials said. One man went to the hospital complaining of […]

08/05/2013

West Texas rail crossing had 10 previous accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal records show there were 10 previous collisions at the same West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. Records reviewed by […]

11/16/2012

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