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** ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, NOV. 26 **A tractor and a trailer sit near an out building on a small farm in Lower Alloways Creek Township, N.J., in rural Salem County, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, not far from a cooling tower at the Salem nuclear power plant known as Artificial Island. The plant's owner, Public Service Energy Group, is considering adding a fourth reactor to its complex. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

A false nuclear warning was broadcast to TVs in New Jersey


As far as false alarms go, this one would be pretty alarming. 

A nuclear power plant warning was mistakenly sent out to television sets in the New Jersey counties of Cumberland and Salem, NBC New York reported.

The message said, "A civil authority has issued a nuclear power plant warning for the following counties/areas." 

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management tweeted that the warning was false.

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