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  1. Ohio senators push for Piketon uranium projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress will vote on this week includes a stocking full of goodies for Ohio, but whether one of those goodies will turn into a lump of coal is to be seen. Ohio lawmakers included $100 million for uranium enrichment and say they are confident that money will go toward the continued operations of the proposed American Centrifuge Plant near Piketon, in southern Ohio.

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  2. Pike County sheriff IDs Columbus man who died in bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Shain Johnson, 42, whose last known address was Stelzer Road on the Northeast Side, died on Saturday morning at Adena Pike Hospital in Piketon.

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  3. Columbus man dies after Piketon bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 42-year-old Columbus man was killed in a bar fight in Piketon early today, but authorities haven't yet released his name because they have been unable to reach his family, the Pike County sheriff's office said. Authorities were called to the emergency room of Adena Pike Medical Center in Waverly just before 2:30 a.m. on a report that a man had just arrived with injuries from a fight at Beril's Bar, 160 E. Main St. By the time officers arrived, the man had died.

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  4. Brown: No layoffs at Portsmouth site until at least mid-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Sherrod Brown said that the Secretary of Energy has reassured him that there will be no layoffs at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant through Dec. 11. Staff at the former nuclear site has been working to clean up and decommission the site, but money to pay for that cleanup has been in jeopardy. Congress last week passed a short term funding resolution that included language to ensure that there would be no job cuts at the site through Dec. 11, when the funding resolution expires.

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  5. Kasich jabs at Obama, sends help to PiketonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich continues to jab at the administration of President Barack Obama while directing state assistance to more than 700 workers who face the loss of their jobs in Pike County. The U.S. Department of Energy announced this month that it will end testing of a new uranium centrifuge near Piketon, prompting the contractor to say it likely will lay off 235 workers at the plant.

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  6. Piketon uranium enrichment project halted by Department of EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Department of Energy is recommending pulling the plug on the Piketon uranium enrichment project. Lawmakers Friday received word that the Energy Department has decided to end a contract to test and demonstrate new uranium centrifuge technology that Ohio lawmakers had hoped would be a boon for southern Ohio's economy.

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  7. Hundreds of layoffs back on the table at Piketon nuclear-cleanup siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.

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  8. Ohio State baseball | Zach Farmer, 21, dies after fight with leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Former Ohio State pitcher Zach Farmer has died after a 15-month battle with acute myeloid leukemia, the Ohio State athletics department confirmed this morning. Farmer was 21. "We are saddened by the loss of Zach," OSU athletics director Gene Smith said in a statement.

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  9. Piketon: Ohio uranium-plant cleanup plan OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    State and federal agencies have agreed on a plan for demolishing huge buildings and other facilities from a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. It is the latest development in the lengthy decontamination and decommissioning process for the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, which was built in the 1950s and produced enriched uranium for defense and commercial uses until 2001.

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  10. Demolition plan approved for southern Ohio uranium plant cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.

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  11. On-site Piketon uranium disposal OK'd in decades-long planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Waste from the decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio will go to an on-site disposal facility under a U.S. Department of Energy plan approved by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. The Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon produced enriched uranium until 2001, and the shutdown left behind old buildings, industrial chemicals and radioactive areas.

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  12. Cleanup of Piketon uranium plant expected to take decades moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The U.S. Department of Energy says the cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio is expected to take another three decades or more. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman had asked whether the administration was committed to the earlier goal of finishing the cleanup at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon by 2024.

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