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Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues

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An explosion and fire rocked the Husky Energy refinery and Superior just before 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, shaking buildings up to a mile away. Photo by Mark Androsky.3 / 6
The Husky Energy refinery burns as seen in this aerial photo Thursday, April 26, 2018. Bob King / Forum News Service4 / 6
A large fireball erupts during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis., on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service5 / 6
Thicker-than-usual black smoke pours from the a gas burn-off smokestack at Husky Energy refinery Thursday, April 26, 2018. White smoke in the background is related to the rupture in the tank just behind the smokestack. Bob King / Forum News Service6 / 6
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A series of explosions and fires rocked the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on Thursday, April 26, sending a black plume of acrid smoke across the ...
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Bismarck man run over by vehicle during altercation

BISMARCK -- A 41-year-old Bismarck man was taken to a local hospital early Thursday, April 26, after he was run over by a vehicle during an altercation outside of a ...
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Minot remembers officers slain 100 years ago

MINOT -- A memorial was held in Minot on Thursday, April 26, to remember Minot Policeman Patrick Devaney and Agent Kersey Gowin of the Attorney General's Office who were killed ...
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Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way

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Not long before her 7th birthday, Amelia Eldred, a small dancer with big dreams of performing on stage, received a devastating diagnosis. Doctors discovered a 10-centimeter tumor in the femur ...
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EPA's Pruitt admits role in aide's pay raise but calls attacks on him politically motivated

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies before the House Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 26, 2018. Pruitt began the first of two appearances before congressional panels on Thursday, in what is expected to be a daylong grilling over recent allegations of ethical infractions and lavish spending. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
WASHINGTON - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was unapologetic about his leadership during the first of two Capitol Hill hearings Thursday but conceded that he had known in advance ...
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'This thing needs to conclude': Sessions says he understands frustrations with Mueller probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before a Senate appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Sessions evaded lawmakers’ questions about whether his recusal from campaign-related investigations extended to the inquiry into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday took what seemed to be a veiled swipe at Robert Mueller and suggested the special counsel's probe "needs to conclude."
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Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez is 'severely admonished' by Ethics Committee

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) leaves his trial at the federal courthouse in Newark, N.J., Oct. 26, 2017. Menendez is charged with 12 corruption-related counts, including six counts of bribery and three counts of honest services fraud. (Bryan Anselm/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
WASHINGTON - The Senate Ethics Committee said Thursday that Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., who avoided conviction in a federal corruption trial last year, violated federal law and Senate rules in ...
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'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores

An employee passes an order to a customer at the drive-thru of a Subway Restaurants location in Princeton, Illinois, on April 20, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Subway Restaurants, home of the ubiquitous $5 footlong, plans to shutter hundreds of U.S. stores as consumers lose their appetite for lunch meats. The world's largest restaurant chain says it ...
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College senior installs “Cry Closet” in library for finals week

The cry closet installed at the University of Utah. @aJackieLarsen / Twitter
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- It’s that time of year when college students are stressed out of their mind because finals are coming up, but a senior at the University ...
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College senior installs “Cry Closet” in library for finals week

The cry closet installed at the University of Utah. @aJackieLarsen / Twitter
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- It’s that time of year when college students are stressed out of their mind because finals are coming up, but a senior at the University ...
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