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Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau A file photograph shows the area around the Prairie Island nuclear power plant near Red Wing. On Thursday, Xcel Energy officials reported a bleach leak at the plant, but said there was no public danger.

Minnesota's most serious nuclear plant alert not serious

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's most serious nuclear power plant emergency apparently posed no threat to the public and, in the end, was not all that serious.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.