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Bush to Sign Homeland Security Bill

President Bush is set to sign homeland security legislation that calls for the largest government reorganization in more than 50 years. The new agency will merge 22 existing departments. Bush is expected to name White House Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge to head the agency. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.
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