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Deal Reached in Iowa Pipeline Explosion Lawsuit

A construction company and a natural gas pipeline owner have settled a lawsuit filed after a northwest Iowa pipeline explosion nearly a year ago. Omaha, Neb.-based Northern Natural Gas Co. had sued DeRocher Construction, of Le Mars, for negligence. Northern …

Second Water Main Break in a Week in Philadelphia

Officials had to evacuate two homes after a water main broke in a Philadelphia, Pa., neighborhood. The rupture Sunday night in a 24-inch line in Northeast Philadelphia is the second major break in the city in a week. Last Sunday …