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HUD's Ben Carson to speak at Oklahoma bombing ceremony


April 19, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — HUD Secretary Ben Carson is scheduled to speak at a memorial ceremony for the Oklahoma City bombing.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says Carson will speak Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the 1995 attack. The explosion killed 168 people, including 19 children. It was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later.

Oklahoma City's Alfred P. Murrah Building housed HUD offices as well as employees from other federal agencies. HUD lost 35 employees when the building was bombed. Fifty workers from the agency s...

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