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Massachusetts Introduces Ads to Combat Terrorism

Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney introduced an advertising campaign asking riders of the state’s 16 transit systems to report any suspicious activity or packages in an effort to prevent terrorist attacks against buses and trains. The program, called Transit Watch, instructs riders to call transit or local police if they see anything suspicious and not directly intervene, Romney said in a speech at Boston’s South Station, the city’s busiest commuter rail stop. “The bottom line is if you see something, say something,” Romney said echoing the program’s slogan. This is the first program of its kind in the U.S., Romney said. Since the terrorist bombings of commuter trains in Madrid, there has been a heightened awareness that such attacks could happen in the U.S., Romney said. The U.S. office of Homeland Security has issued warnings to the states that trains and buses could be potential targets, he added. Full Story

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