Wade Goodwyn http://wfpl.org en At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns http://wfpl.org/post/nra-convention-dueling-narratives-displayed-guns The National Rifle Association is holding its annual convention in Houston this weekend. More than 70,000 people are expected to attend for speeches and demos and acres of guns, ammo and camo.<p>The NRA is coming off of a major victory: <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/17/177638177/senate-rejects-expanded-background-checks-for-gun-sales">the defeat</a> of gun control legislation in the Senate. Sat, 04 May 2013 10:55:48 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 5256 at http://wfpl.org At NRA Convention, Dueling Narratives Displayed With Guns Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Plant Explosion http://wfpl.org/post/officials-seek-answers-aftermath-deadly-explosion With the house-to-house search over and the living and dead largely accounted for, the town of West, Texas, began the transition from shock and disbelief to communal grieving.<p>On Friday night, mourners gathered at St. Mary Church of the Assumption to remember the dead. Many of the dead were first responders who were fighting a roaring fire for 30 minutes before the explosion, which was felt 80 miles away in Fort Worth.<p>Texas Sen. Sat, 20 Apr 2013 10:59:44 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 5069 at http://wfpl.org Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Plant Explosion