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Radiation found in water in Northwestern Ohio

T he fallout from the nuclear crisis after the earthquake and tsunami in J apan has finally reached our own backyard.

F irst E nergy reports that it has detected iodine 131 in puddles of rainwater at the D avis B esse nuclear power plant in O ak H arbor. T hat's the same iodine popping up across the United States in the aftermath of the disaster.

Scientists say th e amounts are not harmful to humans. T he iodine was also detected at C ase W estern R eserve U niversity and the P erry N uclear P ower P lant.

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