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Colleges Find Cottage Industry in Training 'First Responders'

For a handful of American universities, training emergency "first responders" is becoming a business. With each new terror threat, increased funding arrives from Washington for programs that train emergency personnel. NPR's Greg Allen reports.

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As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and environmental stories. He moved into this role in 2006, after four years as NPR's Midwest correspondent.