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An aerial view shows the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Japanese town of Futaba, Fukushima prefecture on March 12, 2011. Japan scrambled to prevent nuclear accidents at two atomic plants where reactor cooling systems failed after a massive earthquake, as it evacuated tens of thousands of residents. Tokyo Electric Power, which runs the plants, said it had released some radioactive vapour into the atmosphere at one plant to relieve building reactor pressure, but said the move posed no health risks. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Meltdown Concerns At Damaged Japan Nuke Plant

An explosion Saturday at a nuclear power station damaged by Japan’s powerful earthquake destroyed a building housing the reactor, amid fears that the plant located 150 north of Tokyo could melt down.

03/12/2011

Sendai Japan Tsunami

Twin Cities Woman Worried About Elderly Parents In Japan

Attorney Saiko McIvor of St. Louis Park says she talked with her parents who live in Sendai, Japan the day before the big earthquake. They said there had been a minor earthquake earlier in the week, but then came the big quake and ever since McIvor has not been able to reach them.

03/12/2011

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ On Tsunami Questions

Since the earthquake and tsunami hit in Japan, WCCO viewers have been sending in dozens of Good Questions. Jason DeRusha hits reply all.

03/12/2011

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Former MN Woman Hears From Husband In Japan

Since the devastating earthquake hit Japan, we’ve been hearing from Minnesotans who have family members in Japan.

03/11/2011

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Earthquake/Tsunami Videos

The video coming out of Japan after the earthquake-induced tsunami is gripping and tragic. We’ve got several links to check out.

03/11/2011

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Hundreds Killed In Tsunami After 8.9 Japan Quake

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.

03/11/2011

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Minn. Seismologist Weighs In On Japan Quake

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan Friday causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland and sparked fires in at least 80 locations.

03/11/2011

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Twins Confident In Nishioka

The Twins are confident in newly signed Tsuyoshi Nishioka — as long as he stays consistant and can adjust to MLB pitchers.

02/23/2011

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Twins, Nishioka Prepare To Adjust To Each Other

A baker’s dozen of journalists were waiting at the doorway to the Minnesota Twins clubhouse, and for once they weren’t looking for Joe Mauer.

02/22/2011

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