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  1. Work to demolish nuke weapons plant to resume in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    This May 13, 2017, file photo, shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Work to demolish the former nuclear weapons production factory in Washington state may resume in September 2018, about six months after it was halted when workers were exposed to radioactive particles, the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday, July 26. The agency will implement extra safety measures for workers demolishing the Plutonium Finishing Plant.

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  2. Workers' radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    This May 13, 2017, photo shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Officials say dozens of workers demolishing the 1940s-era plutonium processing plant there have ingested or inhaled radioactive particles in the past year, prompting a halt to the demolition of the plant until a safe plan can be developed.

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  3. 50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Administration Perspective" on Capitol Hill in Washington. A half century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes for victory in Vietnam, Mattis is visiting the former enemy to promote closer ties.

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  4. 50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    A half-century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes of victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy in search of a different kind of win: incremental progress as partners in a part of the world the Pentagon has identified as vital for the United States to compete with China and Russia. Mattis, a retired general who entered the Marine Corps during Vietnam but did not serve there, departed Washington on Sunday for an initial two-day stop in Indonesia, followed by a visit to Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday for talks with senior government and military leaders.

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  5. Report: US agency holding nuke bombs grapples with oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Powhatan Today

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  6. Hanford workers finish stabilizing collapsed tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    In this file photo taken June 13, 2017, the Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, that workers have finished stabilizing the partially-collapsed tunnel containing radioactive wastes left over from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons.

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