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Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger To Talk To Students

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is scheduled to talk to students studying homeland security.

10/29/2014

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Surveillance System Helps To Monitor Poachers On The Bay

They go largely unseen, but 24 hours a day, there are eyes on the bay. They’re looking for boats in trouble and boats breaking the law.

09/30/2014

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Some U.S.-Bound Air Travelers Must Turn On Phones

Turn on your cell phone or you can forget flying. That’s the message from the TSA to international travelers. It’s part of a plan to tighten security for those coming into the US.

07/07/2014

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Homeland Security Arrests Dozens Of Suspected Gang Members

Cleaning the streets. Homeland Security agents arrest more than two dozen suspected gang members in Maryland.

05/04/2014

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Homeland Security Arrests More Than 600 Gang Suspects

More than 600 suspected gang members have been arrested in the Homeland Security Department’s latest crackdown on street gangs, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Thursday.

05/02/2014

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Janet Napolitano Resigns As Homeland Security Sec.; Could Gov. O’Malley Replace Her?

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigns to oversee the University of California system. While President Barack Obama praises her service—she has been Homeland Security Secretary since 2009—questions are already raised about who will take her place.

07/12/2013

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Fire Dept. Gets $1.5M Grant For Heart Monitors

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.

04/24/2013

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Ex-DHS Official Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

A former regional director in the Department of Homeland Security has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $12,000 in bribes from a Virginia contractor.

04/11/2013

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Congress Funds Surveillance Planes In Hagerstown

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski says Congress has approved $43 million to continue production of border-patrol planes in Hagerstown.

03/25/2013

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Frederick Community College Gets $1M Grant

Frederick Community College says it has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

10/02/2012

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New D.C. Homeland Security Head Targets Cyber Attack

Christopher Geldart was welcomed by the threatof heavy rains and tornadoes on his first day as D.C.’s new homeland security director. But as the worst weather skirted the city, Geldart picked up the phone to offer aid to his counterparts in harder-hit Montgomery County, Md., and turned the storm into an internal drill for his own staff.

06/19/2012

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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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