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West resident hug each other during a moment of silence while attending the 4-17 Forever Forward ceremony, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in West, Texas. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the explosion. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte)

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

Associated Press WEST, Texas (AP) — As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.