By Jennifer Sandmann
TWIN FALLS -- It was July 6, 1962, and a professor from the University of Utah took his students on a routine field trip southeast of Salt Lake City to measure background radiation near various rock formations.
What their Geiger counters recorded instead was a national secret that today marks Idaho as one of the hottest fallout zones in the nation under the federal government's nuclear bomb testing program in Nevada.
A National Cancer Institute study unleashed the news seven years ago, but only now does it appear to be sinking in among Idahoans.
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