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Death Toll Grows in Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

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Death Toll Grows in Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

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Death Toll Grows in Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

Death Toll Grows in Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

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Authorities in West Warwick, R.I., recover bodies and sort out what happened at the site of devastating nightclub fire. At least 96 people are dead, and more than 160 others are injured. Attention is focused on a pyrotechnic display for the rock group Great White that ignited the single story building. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.

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