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July 22, 2009
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Ill. first responders aim to keep lines of communication open during emergencies

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By Gerry Smith
Chicago Tribune

AURORA, Ill. — Aurora's aging emergency radio system has shut down seven times in the last three years.

Officers were unable to communicate with dispatchers for several hours in some cases while the city arranged to borrow replacement parts from other suburbs because the manufacturer no longer makes them. Though the outages have not had serious consequences, the city did not want to take any more chances.

Full story: Ill. first responders aim to keep lines of communication open during emergencies

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