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Fukushima Cleanup: Slow Progress

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A tsunami flooded the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant eight years ago.

Fires, explosions and meltdowns followed.

Folks living within 20 kilometers were told to leave the area.

Radiation levels are dropping. A few folks are moving back. Clearing debris and removing radioactive fuel rods is taking more time than expected....

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Miami Bridge Collapse

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My wife noted that yesterday's bridge collapse near Miami, Florida was "horrible." I think she's right.

What is certain at this point, Friday afternoon, a bit over 24 hours after the incident, is that a structure collapsed and people died.

Others were injured, but are still alive....

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