Wed, Aug 25, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Technology is a friend and an enemy
to us," said Beier. "If we're going to have this continued threat
of terrorism ... then we're going to have to develop some kind of
capability, even if it is just an intermediate
Source: Fort Wayne (IN) Homeland Security
Director Bernie Beier speaking with local reporters about the
ten-hour evacuation of the local airport after a smelly liquid
began to ooze from a piece of unattended luggage. Although one
person became violently ill and seven others had to receive medical
treatment, the liquid turned out to be rose water, used in the
formulation of perfume. Beier and others say bio-chemical response
in Fort Wayne is terribly lacking, but doesn't know where the state
could come up with the $30 million needed to build a new lab.
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