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Staff Photo: Alena Parker. Restaurant owner Yukimi Tomioka watches a Japanese news station Friday afternoon at I Love Sushi restaurant in the Kroger Shopping Center on Ga. Highway 138. On Friday, Japan was hit by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake that in turn caused a 23-foot tsunami and more than 50 aftershocks, according to the Associated Press. Tomioka said her family is safe, but she was still concerned about the effects from the disaster.

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Residents feel effects of Japan disaster

Locals some 7,000 miles west kept a watchful eye Friday on the situation in Japan.

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