October 28, 2005

by Reb Yudel
How the Bush Republicans deal with the terrorist threat

Kentucky lands grant to protect bingo halls from terrorists

Kentucky has been awarded a federal Homeland Security grant aimed at keeping terrorists from using charitable gaming to raise money.The state Office of Charitable Gaming won the $36,300 grant and will use it to provide five investigators with laptop computers and access to a commercially operated law-enforcement data base, said John Holiday, enforcement director at the Office of Charitable Gaming.The idea is to keep terrorists from playing bingo or running a charitable game to raise large amounts of cash, Holiday said.

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