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Gas Line Blast closes Major Highway, Injures 11

Posted: 10:06 AM - FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims says 11 people were injured in a large gas-pipeline explosion that shut down a major highway in the region.

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