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AGUILAR, DAVID V; JEFFREY.Self@dhs.gov; AHERN, JAYSON P; BASHAM, W RALPH Fw: Pending Mcallen Monitor article on levee Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:50:49 PM

Heads up from Jeff below, could blow up a little. ----- Original Message ----From: (b) (6) To: (b) (6) Cc: 'GREGORY.Giddens@dhs.gov' <GREGORY.Giddens@dhs.gov>; (b) (6) Sent: Thu Jan 24 21:28:24 2008 Subject: Pending Mcallen Monitor article on levee

(b) heads up on word I am receiving from (b) (6) RE: a story McAllen Monitor plans to run (6) tomorrow on levee following interview of (b) (6) and SBI staff there for town hall sessions (b) will likely be quoted with optimistic quotes on "workable alternatives" that are coming from the (6) sessions than intended and feeds local desire for changes in potential infrastructure locations - (b) and (b) (6) (6) from DHS OPA have engaged with reporter to clarify but story likely to not be flattering may be a non-story, but wanted you aware - will advise as soon as I see it. -Jeff
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