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New England makes pitch for keeping bases open

By Rick Klein and Matt Viser
Globe Staff / July 7, 2005

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Closing Cape Cod's Otis Air Force Base would leave New England ill-prepared to protect major buildings, transportation routes, and energy delivery systems in the event of a terrorist attack, Massachusetts officials told members of the military's base-closing commission yesterday. (Full article: 1401 words)

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