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Rural Counties Vie for Homeland Security Funding

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Rural Counties Vie for Homeland Security Funding

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Rural Counties Vie for Homeland Security Funding

Rural Counties Vie for Homeland Security Funding

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Tooele County, Utah, home to the nation's largest stockpile of chemical weapons, receives more than $40 million from a special federal program for emergency training and equipment. But other rural counties fear they could become terrorism targets and say they're not getting enough homeland security funding. Hear NPR's Howard Berkes.