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...ignition sources, such as light switches, that might have caused the blast.The theory that the explosion was due to a gas leak gained momentum Friday after the NTSB, which investigates pipeline accidents, said underground tests conducted in the...

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Torn

Now Playing Synopsis: Two mothers bond after their sons are killed in a mall bombing, but tensions arise when new evidence suggests one of the boys was responsible for the tragedy. When a massive explosion rocks a mall food court, the initial investigation suggests that a gas leak is to blame. As police barricade the scene, Maryam (Mahnoor Baloch) and Lea (Dendrie Taylor) arrive frantic, and seeking any evidence that their sons have survived the blast. Sadly, they did not, and the two mothers are left to mourn their devastating loss. Although on the surface Maryam and Lea couldn't be any more different, their grief bonds them when they are later summoned to the police station for further questioning by Inspector Kalkowitz (John Heard). Kalkowitz's methods of interrogation at first seem unnecessarily intrusive, but it's soon revealed that FBI agent Reese (Sharon Washington) has found evidence that a bomb was to blame. As a Pakistani-American, Maryam's son quickly emerges as the prime suspect, which leads to intense interrogation of both her and her husband Ali (Faran Tahir) -- who years prior had been arrested as a suspect in the 9/11 terror plot. Later, when the focus of the investigation shifts to Lea's bullied son, who had made a very public threat to his high-school tormentors, a deep divide begins to separate the two disparate mothers who once found strength in one another's support. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Mahnoor Baloch, Dendrie Allyn Taylor, Faran Tahir, John Heard, Patrick St. Esprit Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

What happened to 'my' Democratic Party?

...bother? Two of the most difficult jobs I've had in my working life is striking an arc of a welding rod to weld up a hot gas leak under pressure, and writing politically correct letters to the editor.

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Tanker, cutter at work in Nome

...the town was in need of fuel. He said he was pleased the fuel tanker had arrived after struggling with frozen pipes and gas leaks. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who flew to Nome on Sunday, said the town's ordeal had captured the world's attention...

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Worker injured when crew punctures natural gas pipeline in Eagle River

...said a man operating a weed burner, a blowtorch-like instrument being used to thaw the ground for digging, set the gas leak on fire. The man was slightly burned, but refused medical attention, Carpenter said. Firefighters kept the flame from...

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Bad smell wafts over city

...residents to their phones, but it wasn't an enormous gas leak that prompted the calls to Central Emergency Services...rotton egg odor so people can detect if there's a natural gas leak in their home." A malfunction in the odorizing pump off...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110607/news_3348.shtml
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Wells show no contamination near Sterling gas leak

KENAI (AP) -- Samples from six drinking water wells show no gasoline contamination resulting from a leaking underground storage tank at a closed Sterling gas station, according the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Around the Peninsula

...clearing sidewalks and driveways. Heavy buildups of snow and ice on meters and pipes can cause stress that may lead to gas leaks. Additionally, built-up snow and ice can hinder quick access to a shut-off valve in an emergency. Customers also...

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The world according to a dog's nose

...find lost people, dead people, and people buried under earth and snow. Dogs have also been used to find seals on ice, gas leaks and the presence of gypsy moth egg sacks. Lurking behind those textured, damp nostrils are sensitive membranes that...

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Gas leak clears out block: Broken line leads to evacuation in Kenai

Emergency officials evacuated part of a Kenai neighborhood on Wednesday after a utility company struck an Enstar line that leaked natural gas for about an hour and a half.

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