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FOX News Radio's Lisa Brady has more in this Securing America report:

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SECURING AMERICA

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IT WAS A DEADLY PROBLEM ON 9-11,

AND A KEY HINDERANCE AGAIN,

IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE KATRINA:

COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS.

((Significant progress has been made in bringing these varied organizations together))

CONNECTICUT SENATOR JOE LIEBERMAN AT A SENATE HEARING.

UP TO THIRTEEN BILLION DOLLARS ALREADY SPENT ON IMPROVING COMMUNICATIONS,

BUT PHILADELPHIA POLICE COMMISSIONER CHARLES RAMSEY,

SAYS THEY'RE JUST NOT THERE YET.

((Seemless interoperatability can only be achieved through a dedicated, public safety nationwide broadband network))

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS PROPOSED A MORE THAN TEN-BILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT,

TO DO JUST THAT.

LISA BRADY, FOX NEWS RADIO.