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May 17, 2006

New Orleans 911 radio grant ran into dead air

By Gordon Russell, Staff writer

Copyright 2006 The Times-Picayune Publishing Company 

Two years before Hurricane Katrina struck, Mayor Ray Nagin held a triumphant news conference to announce the city had landed a $7 million federal grant to build a system allowing first responders in the eight-parish metropolitan area to communicate during a disaster, regardless of what brands of radios or what frequencies they used.

Full story: New Orleans 911 radio grant ran into dead air

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