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Homeland: “A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”

Staten Island, New York: DHS word via USSTRONG COM : Good morning Chairman Donovan and members of the subcommittee. My name is Michael Byrne and I am the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II. I was also the Federal Coordinating Officer in New York during the Hurricane Sandy response. Thank…
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Northeastern U Innovating Airport Security

Boston, MA: According to the International Air Transport Association, about 8 million travelers make their way through airports around the world each day. Traditional security requires passengers to stand still while being screened, but Northeastern University researchers are developing cutting-edge technology that can detect suspicious behavior—even when passengers are on…
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Finish Line Untold Stories of 2013 Marathon at Boston Theatre Company

Finish Line will represent the voices of those who were impacted and the community that arose on April 15, 2013. ​ It will focus on powerful, profound, and  inspiring stories, captured in the words of over 85 interviews, conducted by a team of journalists, graduate students and theater professionals. Boston,…
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Heroin Overdose Warning

Massachusetts State Police detectives attached to the Hampden District Attorney’s office and local police have responded to eight overdose deaths in the last week — including 3 yesterday — in Holyoke and Chicopee in which victims are believed to have used drugs branded with the stamp “Hollywood.” The investigation by…
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