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Officials identify firefighters killed in deadly Texas blast

WEST, Texas (Reuters) - Texas officials released the names of four volunteer firefighters on Sunday killed in a deadly blast in this close-knit Texas town, as authorities identified the center but not the cause of last week's deadly fertilizer plant blast. Full story

Evacuated elderly find new home together after Texas blast

WACO, Texas (Reuters) - Edith Nors, 87, has no hearing aid, no glasses and no dentures. Full story

Survivor still believes in Koresh 20 years after Waco inferno

WACO, Texas (Reuters) - Clive Doyle is still a staunch Branch Davidian loyal to the teachings of David Koresh, whose tiny church outside Waco, Texas, was destroyed in a deadly inferno at the end of a standoff with federal agents 20 years ago. Full story

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Rescuers search for survivors of Texas fertilizer plant blast

"Hundreds" believed injured in Texas fertilizer plant blast

Ex-ATF agents recall storm of gunfire in deadly 1993 Waco raid

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  April 19, 1993:  Waco siege

From the Archives: The Waco standoff between the FBI and the   Branch Davidians led by David Koresh came to a fiery leaving 76  dead including women and children. NBC's Tom Brokaw and Jim Cummins report.

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