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Inside Look at Minnesota Emergency Operations Center as Officials Prepare for Severe Weather

Emergency officials say Minnesota's most recent full activation of the emergency operations center was during the spring floods last year.

 In downtown St Paul, an empty room sits ready for an emergency.

“This is our state emergency operations center,” said Kristi Rollwagen, the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director.

She says the emergency operations center hosts hundreds of training sessions every year, but the center is rarely used for an actual emergency.

Read the rest of the story at kare 11.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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