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Missing tools at Prairie Island are located

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Prairie Island nuclear plant officials have located two radioactive tools missing since December, but in the process discovered that another related device is unaccounted for, Xcel Energy officials said Friday.

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The plant's annual inventory identified six missing low-level radioactive tools and devices. Xcel Energy notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday because two items had high enough radioactivity to require automatic notification.

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Anne Jacobson
Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003. 
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