Braidwood is small and seemingly sleepy. It has been the site for more than a handful of films over the years, such as Robbery Under Arms (1920), Ned Kelly (1970), the iconic The Year My Voice Broke (1987), On our Selection (1995), Finding Joy (2003), The Discontinuity (2009) and Australia’s Most Haunted (2013). 67 more words
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(CBS) — One of Monday night’s tornadoes narrowly missed Exelon Nuclear’s Braidwood plant, but the utility insists no one was endangered.
Exelon Nuclear spokesperson Krista Lopykinski says the storm came close enough to the reactor buildings to overturn a shipping container in Braidwood’s parking lot. 146 more words
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CHICAGO (CBS) — Survey teams with the National Weather Service have confirmed at least nine tornadoes touched down Monday night, when powerful damaging storms swept through the western and southwestern suburbs. 122 more words