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Explosive Oil Trains

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KMSP-TV

February 25, 2014 | Fox 9 – Twin Cities | WAYZATA, Minn. (KMSP) – On Thursday, Minnesota lawmakers will start discussing ways to avoid a disaster that some worry is waiting to happen, and the Fox 9 Investigators looked into how an oil explosion could affect your community.

A lot of people are worried about the trains that carry explosive oil from North Dakota through Minnesota, which has become a main thoroughfare for the oil cars running from the Bakken region to refineries to the east. A total of 400 miles of track weave through Minnesota and snake through cities big and small — including Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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