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Friday, February 01, 2008

More Cities Within Which You Should Be Afraid

This year, the Department of Homeland Security has increased the number of areas considered "at risk" of a terrorist attack by one third. The perk of being on the list is that the areas are then eligible to compete for $782 million in grant money from the federal government (i.e. from your paycheck). So who made the list this year?

For instance, Albany, N.Y., was put back on the list this year after being dropped in 2003.

Other regions added to the list this year are: Rochester, N.Y.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Austin and Round Rock, Texas; Baton Rouge, La.; Bridgeport, Stamford and Norwalk, Conn.; the Hartford, Conn., region; Louisville and Jefferson County in Kentucky and an adjoining area in Indiana; Nashville, Davidson County and Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Richmond, Va.; Riverside, San Bernardino and Ontario, Calif.; Salt Lake City; San Juan, Caguas and Guaynabo, Puerto Rico; and Toledo, Ohio.

Ten bucks says Osama bin Laden has never heard of Round Rock, TX.

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