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Iowa Student Accused Of Making Explosive Device

A student at a small private university in northwest Iowa made a homemade explosive device that detonated near a campus residence hall, but no one was injured, authorities said Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers To Take Up Silica Sand Mining Boom

Critics of a booming silica sand mining industry will ask lawmakers to hit the pause button Tuesday when the Minnesota Legislature holds its first-ever hearing on a subject that has so far been left up to local governments.

02/17/2013

Fireworks Fail

Big Bang Fizzed Out In Less Than A Minute

The folk in San Diego were treated to an unexpected fireworks display.

07/05/2012

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Wis. Boom City Now Has Seismometers, Sound Sensors

Clintonville now has four seismometers and four specialized sound sensors to help experts better understand the rumbling and booms over the last couple weeks.

03/30/2012

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