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All Metro Schools Tested For Radon Gas

More than half of all Metro schools have high levels of the cancer causing gas, radon. Those are the results after the first phase of testing from the Metro Health Department More>>

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Metro Vows To Continue Testing Schools For Radon

Metro school officials are using the summer to lower levels of radon gas in classrooms across Davidson County following a NewsChannel 5 investigation . More>>

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Nashville Schools Test for Radon After 20-Year Delay

Metro Nashville schools have launched a major effort to test every school building for the cancer-causing gas radon. It follows an exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

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Law's Sponsor Warned in '88: 'We're Poisoning Our Kids'

NewsChannel 5 Investigates discovered that Metro had failed to follow a 1988 law designed to protect school children from radon. Now, Metro has begun testing for the cancer-causing gas. More>>

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Metro Teachers Demand Action Following Radon Investigation

Metro Nashville teachers are demanding action from the school board following a NewsChannel 5 investigation. They're concerned about dangerous levels of the cancer-causing gas radon in  classrooms. More>>

Could Radon Cause Cancer For Two Rivers Employees?

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Could the high levels of radon detected at one area middle school be the cause behind the serious health issues of numerous employees? More>>

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Elevated Levels Of Radon Found In Some Metro Schools

The Metro Health Department just released test results from the first two rounds of radon testing at Metro Schools, and it shows some elevated levels. More>>

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Tennessee Schools Rejected Offers Of Free Radon Tests

Schools all across Tennessee ignored a program that offered free radon testing to every district in the state. They worried about how much it would cost to fix the problem. More>>

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Two More Schools Test High For Radon

New radon test results are in for more Nashville schools, and the numbers show two more schools with high levels of the cancer-causing gas. More>>

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Fans Will Be Used To Combat Radon In Schools

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Metro is taking steps to lower radon levels inside schools following a NewsChannel 5 investigation. Initial tests for the cancer causing gas showed high levels of radon at several schools. More>>

Teachers Worry About Lack Of Radon Information

Metro Nashville teachers are voicing new concerns to administrators about ongoing radon testing in the schools. More>>

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    NewsChannel 5 Receives Prestigious Peabody Award

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    NewsChannel 5 and the NewsChannel 5 Investigates team have been honored with one of broadcasting's highest honors, the coveted George Foster Peabody Award, for an on-going investigation of Tennessee state government.more>>
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