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Hawaii Senator: Feds Should Handle Missile Alerts

After an errant ballistic missile alert terrified residents and visitors on Hawaii earlier this month, a senator from the Pacific island state says he will introduce a bill that would mandate that only the federal government could send nuclear alerts. Senator Brian Schatz said it made no sense for local authorities to alert the public of such an event. "A missile attack is federal," Schatz told a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Thursday. "A missile attack is not a...

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