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  • dock float torn loose from a Japanese fishing port by the 2011 tsunami
  • When a floating dock the size of a boxcar washed up on a sandy beach in Oregon, beachcombers got excited because it was the largest piece of debris from last year's tsunami in Japan to show up on the West Coast.
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  • Action News was in the North Valley Wednesday morning as a young girl who survived the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last year picked up an award in Merced.
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  • A month after Japan's earthquake and tsunami, the challenges seem as daunting as ever: Thousands are missing and feared dead, tens of thousands have fled their homes, a leaking nuclear plant remains crippled and powerful aftershocks keep coming.
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  • Japan's tsunami-stricken nuclear power plant was leaking highly radioactive water into the sea Saturday, nuclear safety officials said.
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  • The Japanese Coast Guard rescued a dog found drifting on a roof about three miles off the coast in the middle of the ocean.
  • There was an incredible rescue of a dog off the coast of Japan.
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  • Japan's prime minister insisted Tuesday that the country was on "maximum alert" to bring its nuclear crisis under control, but the spread of radiation raised concerns about the ability of experts to stabilize the crippled reactor complex.
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  • A state senate committee held a hearing to look at the safety of California's nuclear power plants.
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nuclear, japan, earthquake, tsunami, state, nannette miranda
  • A Fresno State professor has pulled together a group of responders to help the victims in Japan, deal with the trauma they're experiencing.
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  • A Fresno man is heading to Japan on Monday. He's going to help bring home his nephew's wife and daughter back.
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  • The EPA detected minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan at a sensor in Sacramento. The levels are extremely low.
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tsunami, earthquake, japan, central valley, local, gene haagenson
  • A mom in Dallas has come up with way to help her kids cope with the tragedy in Japan and help the nation recover from it as well.
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  • Some valley residents who were planning to visit Japan are putting their trips on hold.
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tsunami, earthquake, japan, local, deshaunta bullock
  • Many people in the valley have been quick to donate to relief efforts in Japan.
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  • The rush to take Iodine pills as a radiation preventive could create a health problem.
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  • The U.S. Navy plans to hold a town hall meeting Wednesday night in San Diego, for family members with loved ones on board the USS Ronald Reagan.
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  • Health experts around the world are watching the radiation levels in Japan.
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tsunami, earthquake, japan, health watch, margot kim
  • A north valley family is celebrating a story of survival in the middle of the escalating tragedies in Japan.
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  • Fresno resident Colin Dougherty is relying on e-mails to track his brother and sister-in-law's journey across Japan.
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tsunami, earthquake, japan, fresno, fresno county, local, amanda perez
  • Everything from valley citrus to vegetables to nuts is shipped to Japan.
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ag report, earthquake, tsunami, japan, ag watch, dale yurong
  • At Fresno's Tower Health Food Store the phone has been ringing all day, with callers asking for Potassium Iodide.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno tower district, earthquake, tsunami, japan, local, gene haagenson
  • The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant says a fire has broken out again at its No. 4 reactor unit.
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  • Two Japanese automakers are halting some production at North American factories to assess availability of parts following Friday's deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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  • Rescuers have found a 70-year-old woman alive four days after the disaster struck.
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  • Many Americans who have seen the devastating pictures out of Japan want to help the victims of the disaster.
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japan, tsunami, earthquake, consumer, christine park
  • Monday, the U.S. Navy announced 17 crewmembers had been exposed to radiation.
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united states navy, lemoore naval air station, nuclear, tsunami, earthquake, japan, national/world, amanda perez
  • A Fresno pastor visited the troubled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant just last year.
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  • The U.S. Geological Survey has upgraded the magnitude of Friday's deadly earthquake in Japan to 9.0
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  • Tokyo Electric Power Co. says three workers have been injured and seven are missing after an explosion at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.
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  • A north valley family is still desperately trying to get in touch with loved ones to know that they've survived the quake and tsunami.
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atwater, merced county, japan, earthquake, tsunami, local, tommy tran
  • The tsunami caused more than $20-million in damages to the dock and boats in Santa Cruz Harbor. City officials don't know when it will re-open to boat traffic.
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  • People across a devastated swath of Japan suffered for a third day Sunday without water, electricity and proper food, as the country grappled with the enormity of a massive earthquake and tsunami that left more than 10,000 people dead in one area alone.
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  • It's been nearly two days since the disaster in Japan and some Valley residents are still trying to get in touch with loved ones in the Far East.
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  • Houses are in flame while the Natori river is flooded over the surrounding area by tsunami tidal waves in Natori city, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, March 11, 2011.
  • The USGS said the 2:46 p.m. quake was a magnitude 8.9, the biggest earthquake to hit Japan since officials began keeping records.
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  • One north valley family is desperately waiting to hear if their loved ones in Japan survived the tsunami.
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tsunami, earthquake, japan, atwater, merced county, local, sara sandrik
  • Some California surfers rode high water from a tsunami caused by the Japanese earthquake, while other beaches were closed.
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  • Photos of the damage as the tsunami triggered by Friday's Japanese quake hits U.S. shores
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  • The tsunami rammed directly into a breakwater in Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, according to footage on public broadcaster NHK.
  • A ferocious tsunami unleashed by Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it carried away ships, cars and homes, and triggered widespread fires that burned out of control.
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