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Welcome to the newest members of PRIMA!
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A warm welcome to the newest members of PRIMA: City of Bellevue, Wash.; City of Natchitoches, La.; Mason County, Wash.; Mesa County Valley School District, Colo.; and Lincoln University, Mo.

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Homeland Security requests $57 billion for fiscal year 2012 budget
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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano unveiled the Department of Homeland Security's $57.0 billion fiscal year 2012 budget request. The budget prioritizes efforts to protect the nation from terrorism and other threats while making an unprecedented commitment to fiscal discipline, including the identification of over $800 million in efficiency and administrative savings. More

Taliban associates in New York indicted in drug, weapons case
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Seven suspects were charged in a New York City federal courtroom for conspiring to provide various forms of support to men whom they believed were representatives of the Taliban in Afghanistan. The seven defendants named in the unsealed indictment are: Maroun Saade, Walid Nasr, aka "David Nasr," Francis Sourou Ahissou, aka "Francois," Corneille Dato, aka "Pablo," Martin Raouf Bouraima, aka "Raul," Alwar Pouryan, aka "Allan," aka "Alberto," and Oded Orbach, aka "Dedy," aka "Jesse." More

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NJ Alert brings professional expertise of citizens to state emergencies
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New Jersey public safety officials have found an added benefit to NJ Alert, the state's mass text and e-mail emergency notification system: It gives everyday citizens with professional expertise an opportunity to help police, firefighters and EMTs when there's an emergency. More

Kansas City, Mo., district beefs up security
at troubled Southwest school

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Superintendent John Covington's newest recipe for controlling Southwest Early College Campus in Kansas City, Mo., calls for a total of 18 security guards and police officers mixed with a dozen additional hallway monitors; Add in offers of "substantial" rewards to students who provide information to nab troublemakers who have been setting fires and pulling alarms. More

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La Junta, Colo., to settle lawsuit with man who was wrongfully jailed
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The city of La Junta, Colo.'s insurance carrier will pay an undisclosed amount to Ojore Lutalo, a New Jersey passenger on an Amtrak train who was wrongly jailed after another passenger mistook his phone conversation for terrorist threats. More

Report: Unfunded muni-health costs threaten to croak local budgets
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Municipal officials in the Massachusetts' 50 largest cities and towns are on the hook for $20 billion in retiree health care benefits and have set aside almost nothing to pay those obligations, according to a new report touted as the first-ever analysis of municipal retiree health care liabilities. More

Police chief killed in Mexico's richest city
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Suspected drug hitmen killed a police chief on Sunday night in one of the most brazen attacks yet on senior officials in Monterrey, Mexico's richest city, the local government said. Homero Salcido was the head of the security and intelligence agency for the northern state of Nuevo Leon, of which Monterrey is the capital. Responsible for running the region's command center, Salcido was shot five times inside the SUV he was found in, the state government said in a statement. More
 



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