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Homeland Security
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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected the University of Rhode Island to conduct research designed to make coastline communities more resilient to severe coastal hazards. more
(Updated 1:46 p.m.) Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is considering a run for president of the United States in the 2016 election. more
Rhode Island will receive approximately $7 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance public safety and strengthen emergency preparedness, response and recovery initiatives. more
Four Brown University students took first place in a national cybersecurity policy competition held in Washington, D.C., on March 14-15, the first all-undergraduate team to win in the country. more
More gun-toting travelers are caught at airports in Texas than in any other state, as inspectors across the U.S. find firearms and ammunition sewn into shirtcuffs and tucked among bags of kitty litter. more
Former candidate for governor Kenneth J. Block has released a study on the state’s fire districts in an effort to start a statewide conversation about fire protection in Rhode Island. more
A new Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice for public safety professionals will debut at the New England Institute of Technology on March 30. more
Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley will become commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center on Friday, relieving Rear Adm. David M. Duryea, during a change of command ceremony. more
Citing a number of concerns, including community opposition to the location of large wind turbines near the city’s Point neighborhood, the U.S. Navy has shelved its proposed wind energy project in Newport. more
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