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Workers dismantle the charred remains of a home at the location where an unrefined petroleum industry gas line leak explosion killed two people inside their home in Firestone on May 4. The tragedy has resulted in a statewide focus on flowlines, with Gov. John Hickenlooper ordering a review of them.

Focus on gas lines raises question about dangers of rural farm taps

When Rifle-area rancher Tom VonDette heard about the investigation looking into possible ties between a fatal home explosion in the Front Range town of Firestone and a nearby oil and gas well, he immediately wondered: Could the incident have involved a farm tap?

Suspects in man’s slaying living in GJ

Two murder suspects arrested in the shooting death of their neighbor in Pagosa Springs are now living in Grand Junction, free on bond, as the investigation into the man’s death proceeds.

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