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State Perspective-Kentucky

- Interview with Thomas L. Preston, director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) and a senior advisor to Governor Steve Beshear.

Sleuthing Nuclear Smuggling

- If the United States and its allies hope to catch smuggled nuclear materials before their enemies accumulate enough to construct weapons, they must rely less on technology and more on old-fashioned, intelligence-led investigation, experts say.

Technology Eases TWIC Compliance

- Ports are turning to smart video and wireless device tracking systems to meet transportation security regulations.

Dover Speedway Plays It Safe

- Dover International Speedway may be the place for drama and danger, but when it comes to security, the facility wants to play it safe. The Protective Security Coordination Division of the Department of Homeland Security showed them the way.

State Perspective - West Virginia

- An interview with James W. Spears, secretary of the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety since 2005.

Railroads Find Common Contractor Screening Solution

- An industry-driven program called e-RAILSAFE vets and credentials contract workers for railroad companies.

Cargo Security Deadline in Doubt

- The aviation industry might miss the 2010 mark for screening all air cargo, despite already meeting preliminary deadlines.

Public Education

- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's admninistration has launched a new lauched public education campaign for emergency preparedness, with local sports and music celebrities lending their names to the effort.

State Perspective - Louisiana

- An interview with Mark Cooper, director of the Louisiana's Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

Are You Prepared for All Hazards?

- Companies and governments should take an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness and response based on comprehensive risk assessments.

Problems with Pandemic Monitoring

- Fearing that the West will take bird flu data but withhold resulting vaccines, Indonesia is holding on to its monitoring results.

Communicating to Save Lives

- Nearly eight years after 9-11, the goal of 100 percent communications interoperability for first responders remains elusive, but numerous workaround solutions are proving effective for responders in the field.

State Perspective - Colorado

- Interview with Maj. Gen. Mason C. Whitney, director of the Colorado Governor's Office of Homeland Security
 




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