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Opinion: U.S. rail passengers remain defenseless

(Source: Opinion column by Lee-Anne Goodman, The Chronicle Herald, April 17, 2013)

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Amid the aftermath of the terrible carnage this week in Boston, I am once again surprised, and grateful, for one thing — the fact that it doesn’t happen more often. This column is not meant to give any ideas to the truly depraved among us. Instead, I am questioning why security is so lax along some of the most well-travelled routes in the United States — commuter rail lines.

Full story: The Chronicle Herald

Friday, April 19, 2013

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