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By Tim Leeds 

Tester asks more questions on ag disease lab move

 


U. S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is again raising questions about a proposal to move a disease research facility to the heart of cattle processing country.

Tester, who faces challengers including U. S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., in this year's election, has pressed the U. S. Department of Homeland Security on its decision to relocate the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility from Plum Island in New York to Manhattan, Kan., near thousands of head of cattle, an area Tester says is frequently hit by dangerous tornadoes.

After pressured to do more research into the move, Homeland Security...



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