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The Scioto Valley Local School District says classes at the closed Zahn's Corner Middle School will be held in another building next school year. 

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry has ordered the agency to release more than four years' worth of data from air monitors near Zahn's Corner Middle School in Pike County, which was closed last week after trace amounts of radioactive materials were found inside. 

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The Scioto Valley Local Schools have closed Zahn's Corner Middle School in Piketon after enriched uranium was discovered inside.

The latest federal appropriations for cleanup work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon are expected to again avert mass layoffs. 

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Ohio Governor John Kasich says the state will offer job-search support and other help for workers affected when the federal government halts the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon.

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Workers cleaning up the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon say the cancellation of hundreds of layoffs does not halt an undercurrent of uncertainty created by the project's unusual funding structure.

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The contractor leading the decontamination and decommissioning work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon anticipates up to 675 people will be laid off beginning in October because of problems related to project funding.