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Japan Earthquake

Brunswick Nuclear Plant learning from Fukushima, dealing with own problems

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After the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan last year, Progress Energy is trying to make sure nothing like that ever happens here. But with incidents involving both reactors at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant recently, we wanted to know how Progress Energy is addressing its own issues. Full story...
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Students donate $1,200 to tsunami relief effort

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A Wilmington elementary school donated some big bucks to help the victims of the tsunami in Japan. Full story...
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Town hall meeting focuses on nuclear power issues

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videoThe topics of nuclear energy and radiation are still making waves around the world more than a month after Japan's earthquake and tsunami. Concerned citizens attended a nuclear town hall today to learn more about the threat of a similar situation close to home. Full story...
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Carolinas utilities report radiation from Japan

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Electric utilities in North Carolina and South Carolina report they have detected trace radiation from Japan's nuclear reactor accidents that followed an earthquake and tsunami. Full story...
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ncnuke.com breaks down the nuclear crisis

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video The threat of radiation in Japan is hitting home… two local men are trying to break down the scary situation. Full story...
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GE-Hitachi statement on response to Japan earthquake

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Wilmington-based GE-Hitachi says it is doing what it can to help with the nuclear crisis in Japan stemming from last week's earthquake and tsunami. Full story...
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Japan nuclear crisis hits close to home for Brunswick Nuclear Plant neighbors

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videoWith all eyes on Japan's nuclear plant and how the country is being affected by the situation, folks in Brunswick County say the meltdown is hitting too close to home because of the Progress Energy Nuclear Plant in Southport. Full story...
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Follow the latest news from Japan

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As the disaster in Japan unfolds, WWAY provides continuing coverage with help from our colleagues at ABC News. Full story...
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GE-Hitachi employees return from Japan

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videoSeveral GE-Hitachi employees from the Cape Fear are back home after being in the middle of last week's massive earthquake in Japan. Full story...
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Japanese natives try to reach family; Red Cross sets up site to help

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video With all the devastation, some Wilmington residents are working to get in touch with loved ones in Japan. We met a woman from Japan who says she hopes to talk to her family soon. Full story...
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