Residents of the small town of Newkirk, Oklahoma, are worried about Department of Homeland Security plans to conduct a bioterrorism response drill near town.

Dec. 8, 2017

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Oklahoma Border Town Leery of Planned Bioterror Test

A vehicle leaves the abandoned Chilocco Indian School campus in Newkirk, Okla., Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. The federal government plans to release what it calls inert chemicals into the atmosphere here and in nearby Arkansas City, Kan.,, to gauge how authorities might respond to a bioterror event. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) The Associated Press

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By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

NEWKIRK, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announcement that it was conducting biosecurity drills in the Oklahoma farming town of Newkirk was tucked among the local weekly newspaper’s classified ads.

read more at https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/kansas/articles/2017-12-08/oklahoma-border-town-leery-of-planned-bioterror-test

see also http://kfor.com/2017/12/09/its-scary-oklahoma-border-town-leery-of-planned-bioterror-test/ for more info on time schedule

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