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Inspectors Get First Shot At Tests After Radiation Leak At San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Safety inspectors have begun installing equipment that will help them determine what may have caused a small radiation leak last week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/07/2012

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NRC: San Onofre Worker Returned To Work After Fall Into Nuclear Reactor Pool

Federal regulators said an employee at the San Onofre plant fell into a reactor pool last week, but did not present any radiation threat.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/03/2012

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Ammonia Leak Reported At San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Southern California Edison has contained an ammonia leak at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Diego County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2011

Sandra Mitchell

Blog: Warning Signs

It is my third day of radiation therapy. I am trying to find my way from the changing area to the treatment room…

10/27/2011

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Los Angeles Expecting High UV Exposure Saturday

Los Angeles can expect high levels of UV exposure on Saturday.

07/15/2011

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Calif. Senate Bans Minors From Using Tanning Beds

California lawmakers want to limit the use of tanning booths by teens, warning that the bronzed glow they create comes from radiation and raises the risk of skin cancer.

06/01/2011

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Emergency Crews Prep For Nuclear Fallout In Massive Quake Drill

As Japan struggles with the nuclear aftermath of its major quake and tsunami, local emergency personnel here in the Southland are training for a similar type of emergency.

05/06/2011

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Stocks Slide After Japan Raises Crisis Alert Level

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.

04/12/2011

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Emergency Tests Conducted At San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011

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Low Radiation Doses Found In West Coast Milk

The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.

03/31/2011

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Tiny Amounts Of Radiation From Japan Reach Vegas

Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan’s damaged nuclear plant have reached Las Vegas, but scientists say it poses no health risk.

03/26/2011

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Lakers Star Raises Money For Japan Relief With Every Point Scored

For every point that Lakers star Pau Gasol shot during Friday night’s Lakers-Clippers game, he promised to donate $1,000 to Japan relief.

03/26/2011

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Many Of USA’s Radiation Detectors Were Out Of Service After Japan Leak

Part of the nation’s radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from Japan’s nuclear crisis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2011

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Dr. Stork Talks About Radiation Fears On ‘The Doctors’

Dr. Travis Stork from “The Doctors” stopped by the KCAL 9 studios on Tuesday to talk about the recent radiation fears and what to do if a disaster were to strike at home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2011

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Radiation Fears Spawn Black Market For Potassium Iodide

With worries about radiation running high in Southern California, some people are trying to turn a quick buck off of people’s fallout fears.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2011

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