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First Town Hall Meeting for Ridge in St. Louis

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Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge (UPI Photo)

By Kevin Lavery, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge visited St. Louis Wednesday to attend the first of a series of town hall meetings to be held across the country.

The event sparked a variety of questions about personal safety and civil liberties and drew criticism from those who felt disenfranchised from the dialogue.

KWMU's Kevin Lavery prepared this report.

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