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President Obama says America supports the people of west.
After a fertilizer plant exploded and leveled part of that town in central Texas.
We may not all live here in Texas but we're neighbors through.
Were Americans to.
And we stand with the UN we do not forget.
And -- be an error.
Even after the cameras leave.
The president spoke about a two hours ago at a memorial service for victims of last week's disaster that blast killed fourteen people and injured hundreds more.
-- Mattel -- on scene in Waco Texas tonight with more -- -- you know many people have the sense that this terrible tragedy that despite its sheer magnitude was overshadowed by events in Boston last week.
Well if that wasn't the case than this memorial -- they did a lot to overcome that.
101000 people packed this auditorium at Baylor university at this afternoon.
A procession of literally hundreds of fire trucks from all across the state of Texas and beyond.
Paid their respects to some real heroes in the grieving families that they left behind each of whom -- recorded a videotaped eulogy was not right bill.
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Meanwhile the investigation continues into what caused the explosion at the west factory.
The company notified the government back in the December that it had 270.
Tons of ammonium nitrate on hand there.
But the key question is what causes it to blow what ignited that fire that remains the great unanswered questions.
-- -- the president ordered all federal buildings and military facilities in Texas to fly the US flag at half staff today in honor of the victims of last week's explosion.
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