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Weeks after quake, town near nuclear plant remains rattled

At the Sweet Delights Bakery, amid the aroma of fresh biscuits, talk turns to an unprecedented U.S. nuclear event that happened near its doorstep.

“You can’t not think about it,” says customer Roger Tignor, about the recent magnitude-5.8 quake that jolted the North Anna Power Station 11 miles away.

“I was and am still worried,” manager Shamara Hunter says, shaking her head. Tim Shelton, who’s lived in this small rural town 66 years, isn’t: “God’s got it under control. What happens, happens.”

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  • http://aol A P Brothers

    How can you write an article like this and not identify the location? I know where it is in Virginia, but if I hadn’t lived there for 15 years I probably wouldn’t. Dumb!

    • http://aol A P Brothers

      Touchy are we–How can you write an article like this and not identify the location? I know where it is in Virginia, but if I hadn’t lived there for 15 years I probably wouldn’t.

  • http://aol A P Brothers

    Not a chance-How can you write an article like this and not identify the location? I know where it is in Virginia, but if I hadn’t lived there for 15 years I probably wouldn’t.

  • TJ

    Hey? It would be nice to know WHERE this happened!

  • Max Hanna

    The picture of a nuclear plant is not North Anna unless the cooling towers were built after I left.