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Local & Regional First death reported from Napa earthquake
A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury when a television struck her during last month's earthquake in California's wine country has died — the first death attributed to the magnitude-6.0 temblor, sheriff's officials said.
Local & Regional Regulators reject call for nuke plant shutdown Regulators reject call for nuke plant shutdown
A top Nuclear Regulatory Commission official Wednesday rejected a federal expert's recommendation to shut down California's last operating nuclear power plant until it can determine whether its reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.