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Michael Chertoff
$1 million due port, city from Homeland Security

Baltimore and its port will share about $1 million in security money from the Department of Homeland Security, agency officials said yesterday, although they couldn't immediately say where it would be used. The federal agency said yesterday that it had not yet notified the recipients, and only two of eight applications from the Baltimore area were funded. Only about a third of the $406 million in requests nationally were approved during this round of funding, Homeland Security's fifth since the 2001 terrorist attacks led to the department's creation. Baltimore has been labeled one of 66 priority port regions by Homeland Security, and has received millions in four other...

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