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View the site of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant 28 March 1979. The Governor of Pennsylvania ordered the evacuation of the site after nuclear activity was detected following an accident at the Nuclear plant (background). (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

KYW Flashback: Horrible Nuclear Mishap Makes History In Pa.

It may be the most important story covered in 50 years at KYW Newsradio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

KYW Flashback: 17 Years Of Hearings And Debates Can’t Keep The Limerick Nuclear Plant From Going On-Line

In February of 1986, nearly 30 years ago, KYW reported on the cooling tower cloud that rose over rural Limerick Township in Western Montgomery County.


(Reporters cover Pres. Jimmy Carter's visit to the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in 1979.  File photo)

Nuclear Power Industry Quietly Marks 35th Anniversary of TMI Disaster

“State police in Harrisburg have been called to the Three Mile nuclear plant…” said a KYW Newsradio announcer on the historic morning of March 28th, 1979.


Three Mile Island To Conduct Siren Test In Pa. Thursday Afternoon

The Three Mile Island nuclear plant in central Pennsylvania will be conducting separate tests of its emergency systems.


TMI Nuclear Power Plant Automatically Shuts Down

For the second time in two months, the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant has had an automatic shutdown.


Stigall Show Log 3.29.11

Chris and CBS News Consultant Mike Lyons react to President Obama’s speech on Libya. He talks to Gladybell Almonte about her store being pressured not to sell candy to kids and State Senator Larry Farnese about people snorting bath salts to get high.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/29/2011

Officials: Radiation From Japan Reaches Pennsylvania, Poses No Health Risks

Radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has now reached Pennsylvania, but state officials do not believe it poses significant health risks.


(Reporters cover Pres. Jimmy Carter's visit to the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in 1979.  File photo)

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.