Anti-Terror Aid From Feds Skimpy: Fla. Officials

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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/6207221.htm Homeland security officials in South Florida met yesterday to divide up their first federal grant. The Miami Herald reports that "it didn't go very far." Assistant Miami Fire Chief Joe Fernández said his agency's needs -- for chemical and biological agent detectors, protective equipment, modernized communications and training -- outweighed a $13.2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security.`"We have some big-ticket items that chew up a lot of the funding . . .

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