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Terror alerts call for more security
from Whittier Daily News
Officials at stadiums, horse-racing tracks, hotels and concert halls went on high alert after the federal government issued a warning that terrorists might use hydrogen peroxide-based bombs to blow up entertainment venues. The bulletin to police departments noted that an al-Qaida training manual specifically lists "blasting and destroying the places of amusement, immorality and sin ... and attacking vital economic centers." More
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South Carolina mayor bans police pursuits on foot
from Officer.com
The mayor of Wellford, S.C., is defending a policy she issued earlier this month which bans police officers from chasing suspects on foot. More
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D.C. subway crash investigators issue nationwide alert
from The Washington Post
Government investigators probing the cause of Washington D.C.'s deadly Metro accident this summer issued an urgent warning to transit systems nationwide Tuesday that they have found a flaw in a commonly used safety monitoring system that could give a false signal and increase the risk of a crash. More
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BP says it complied with U.S. safety order on Texas explosion
from Bloomberg
BP Plc says it's met its commitments to the U.S. government to improve safety at the Texas City, Texas, refinery, following an explosion in 2005 that killed 15 workers and injured hundreds. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has given BP until tomorrow to meet terms of an agreement reached in 2005 to make the improvements.
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Bible Park lawsuit: Sheltons want Cope held liable
from The Tennessean
A family who says it lost an $11 million land deal in 2008 after official rejection of Bible Park USA development in Tennessee demands Rutherford County, Tenn., Attorney Jim Cope be liable instead of the county, according to the latest lawsuit motion. More
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Fort Detrick leader: Safety a priority at biolab
from The Associated Press via Google News
A $680 million laboratory building under construction at Fort Detrick will likely be safer than the decades-old complex it will replace, an Army biodefense official told a scientific review panel. But a citizens group critical of the expansion told the National Academy of Sciences panel that the military hasn't fully considered the possibility of a release of deadly germs by a disturbed or disgruntled worker. More
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FEMA to fund removal of damaged homes in flood prone areas of Martinsville, Ind.
from Fox 59
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security received confirmation of a $2,983,200 Federal Emergency Management Agency hazard mitigation grant for the city of Martinsville, Ind., to acquire 32 homes susceptible to flooding.
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Pennsylvania city blankets streets with security cameras
from The Associated Press via Google News
Horses drawing buggies regularly clop down the roads approaching Lancaster, Pa., a peaceful city in the heart of Amish country that had only three murders last year and relatively low crime. But if the community sounds reminiscent of the past, it also has some distinctly modern technology: 165 surveillance cameras that will keep watch over thousands of residents around the clock.
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