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Look back: Deadly Texas plant blast devastates town

POSTED: 7:54 AM Apr 18 2013   UPDATED: 8:21 AM Apr 17 2014

One year ago, an enormous explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant claimed 15 lives while destroying 120 homes and damaging 200 others across 37 blocks. Take a look back at images of the devastation.

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An April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at West Fertilizer Co. killed 15 people and devastated the small town of West, Texas.

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Two charged with metal, auto parts theft

Two people were charged with stealing metal and car parts in Washington County.

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Police say 'professional' thieves stole electronics worth over $6,000

Kingsport Police say a group of five people used an elaborate shoplifting scheme to steal thousands of dollars worth of items from a local store.

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