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An explosion destroyed a home in Long Grove, Ill. and damaged approximately 50 others within a quarter-mile radius. A preliminary investigation indicated that the explosion was caused by a gas leak, although the investigation is on-going. [Chicago Sun-Times]


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7 More Stories for Tuesday:

The American Trucking Association called on Congress and the Obama administration to pass a long-term transportation plan that uses available resources most effectively. [PR Newswire]

The spire of 1 WTC contains 1,500 LEDs with “millions of potential color combinations and even animation.” [Wired]

The evolution of office design: The Wall Street Journal

Tiny houses cost more per square foot than regular houses. [Forbes]

The Maryland Stadium Authority received 65 responses to its RFQ in a $1-billion plan to construct and renovate Baltimore schools. [Baltimore Business Journal]

An interview with architect Magda Mostafa, who created the Autism ASPECTSS Design Index. [The Atlantic Cities]

A list of the “worst” towers recently or soon-to-be built in London, according to The Guardian’s Oliver Wainwright. [The Guardian]

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