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Authorities Investigate Reports Of Explosion In Northeast Philadelphia

Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating several reports of an explosion that took place a little before 10 p.m. Friday evening.

05/28/2011

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Doylestown Honda Says Production Not Affected By Earthquake In Japan

Earlier this week, Honda Motor Company warned U.S. dealers that it will run short of popular models like the Civic because of parts shortages caused by Japan’s March 11th earthquake.

05/07/2011

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Watch For Empty Lots At Local Toyota Dealers This Summer

Toyota says its manufacturing operations won’t be back to normal until the end of this year, because of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

04/22/2011

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Philadelphia Researcher Tests New Radiation Exposure Treatments

Dr. Uli Rodeck, professor of dermatology and radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson Univeristy Hospital, has received a federal grant to test several drugs that would treat radiation exposure.

03/25/2011

(Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, after the earthquake and tsunami.  AP photo)

Pennsylvania Expert Sees Long Recovery Road For Quake-Damaged Japan

Linda Hasunuma, an assistant professor of government at Franklin and Marshall College, says it could take take a long time for life in Japan to return to normal.

03/24/2011

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Philadelphia Importer Laying Off Japanese Fish, Temporarily

There is high anxiety in Japan over the safety of their water and food supplies, amid the prolonged nuclear power plant crisis.

03/23/2011

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Expert: Radiation On Imported Japanese Cars Not A Threat

Radiation protection expert compares radiation on cars to dust on a desk.

03/22/2011

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Temple Offers ‘Voluntary Evacuation’ Flight To Its Students In Japan

Temple University is making plans to evacuate all of its American students in Japan who would like to leave.

03/17/2011

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Missteps In Japan Recall Pennsylvania’s 1979 Nuclear Accident

The nuclear disaster unfolding in Japan is bringing back bad memories for some of the people involved in a similar accident 32 years ago, at Three Mile Island, in central Pennsylvania.

03/17/2011

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Temple University Evacuating Students From Japan Campus

Temple University is taking steps to evacuate students from its Temple University Japan location. The main campus is working with International SOS to arrange a chartered flight to Hong Kong for some time on Saturday.

03/17/2011

(Tsunami survivors cook and eat in front of their damaged house in Miyagi Prefecture after the area was badly damaged by Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami.  AP photo/Kyodo News)

Philadelphia-Area Red Cross Getting Big Donations For Japan Disaster Relief

“Just in the last three days we’ve had two very generous corporate donations,” a local Red Cross spokesman told KYW Newsradio on Tuesday.

03/15/2011

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Pennsylvania Expert Says Japanese Nuke Mishaps May Have Effect Here

What does the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan mean for Hawaii, the west coast of the US mainland, and the rest of us in the United States?

03/15/2011

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Japan Nuclear Crisis Shines Safety Spotlight On South Jersey Nukes

The nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has raised concerns about an envisioned new nuclear plant on the Salem County site where three nuclear plant already operate.

03/15/2011

Earthquake In Japan Could Threaten Supply For Local Auto Dealers

Auto manufacturing in Japan is nearly at a standstill. Even those plants that weren’t damaged have been shut temporarily because of rolling black-outs and the concentrated effort on helping the devastated areas.

03/14/2011

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American Nuclear Power Under Scrutiny After Disaster In Japan

The Limerick nuclear power plant in Montgomery County will get a closer look from government regulators to see whether it’s at risk from seismic activity.

03/14/2011

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