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Fire Contained at California Food Plant; Evacuations Remain

SALINAS, Calif.—Firefighters contained a massive blaze at a central California food processing plant that prompted authorities to tell thousands of nearby residents to evacuate Thursday and to order tens of thousands more to stay inside their homes. The fire started Wednesday night at the Taylor Farms packaged salad plant in Salinas, about 110 miles south…


Arson Suspected in Massive Fire at Texas Courthouse

MASON, Texas—A suspect has been arrested been taken into custody following a massive fire that destroyed all but the rock outer walls of an 111-year-old Texas courthouse, an official says. The fire at the Mason County Courthouse in Mason, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Austin, started Thursday night. No one was in the…