Amber Alert System Expected Nationwide Within Year

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http://www.dallasnews.com/latestnews/stories/080403dntexamber.18d41.html A nationwide Amber Alert network to locate missing children is expected to be in place within a year, assistant U.S. Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels said yesterday, the Dallas Morning News reports. The plan emerged from the 1996 kidnapping and killing of Amber Hagerman, 9, of Arlington, Tx. In the Dallas area now, Amber Alerts are issued when children under 15 are abducted and believed to be in physical danger. The alerts, including descriptions of the child . . .

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