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Commenting article: Arson Destroys Texas Governors' Mansion

Texas fire investigators suspect an arson destroyed much of the historic Greek Revival structure of the home to the governor Rick Perry and every state chief executive since 1856, Bloomberg reported.

"We are heartbroken by the fire that has ravaged the Texas governors mansion," Perry said in a statement.
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just me - 9 Jun 2008 // 18:03:33

Not that this story is particularly relevant to Bulgaria, but reporting that the mansion was "destroyed" is sensational and inaccurate. According to local news, much of the structure is intact and it certainly will be restored.

It's also important to note that all of the historic furniture and art had been removed from the home before the renovations began. Nobody was hurt or displaced.

It's a sad day for Texans, but they'll get it rebuilt in no time at all.

http://www.kxan.com/global/story.asp?s=8447664

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