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Lawsuits settled over 2016 explosion that killed 7 in Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING — Lawsuits have been settled over a 2016 explosion that killed seven people and destroyed two apartment buildings in Silver Spring. The Washington Post reported that the settlement was reached Friday. The lawsuits stemmed from an explosion at Flower Branch ...

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Senators: Feds must wrap up probe into deadly Maryland blast

In this March 1, 2015, file photo, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks during at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington. Cardin says it’s in his DNA to be the Democrats’ top Senate negotiator on Iran, a role he’ll play next week when the Foreign Relations Committee opens difficult hearings on the issue. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Maryland's two U.S. senators say federal investigators need to wrap up an inquiry into an explosion that destroyed two Washington, D.C.-area apartment buildings and killed seven people in 2016.

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Cause of Silver Spring apartment explosion still unknown

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SILVER SPRING — Federal investigators found a disconnected vent pipe in an apartment building that exploded last year, killing seven people and injuring dozens. But the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the cause of the August 2016 ...

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