Virginia Beach Region Passed over on Homeland Security List

Area joins growing list of cities finding fault with DHS's new terror fund grants distribution model


"The one thing that probably hurts us is that when they look at Norfolk, they look at 240-some-thousand (people), and they look at Virginia Beach with 400-some-thousand," Keys said.

"If they took the 1.7 million" total population in Hampton Roads, "we would be not only be on the list, we would be very high on it."

Reach Tim McGlone at (757) 446-2343 or tim.mcglone@pilotonline.com.

<<Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) (KRT) -- 01/05/06>>