At least 16 people were hurt and a popular wine bar was destroyed by an apparent natural gas explosion and ensuing fire at an upscale shopping district in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday evening.

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  • Fire chief: 3 die, 4 hurt when boiler explodes in St. Louis
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) KANSAS CITY ... the fire chief said. One person died in the blast ...
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  • 3 workers hurt in small blast, fire at KCK plant
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