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League Awaits Word On Security Issues

NFL officials said today that they have had discussions with representatives of the Bush administration about security at the Super Bowl here on Sunday, but have had no conversations with the federal government about developing a contingency plan for whether the game would be played as scheduled if the United States has launched an attack on Iraq by then. This year’s Super Bowl has not been designated a national security special event, as was the case with last year’s game in New Orleans in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. That means that the San Diego police, not the Secret Service, will be in charge of security. But NFL officials said the level of security this year will be similar to what it was a year ago, including the imposition of a no-fly zone above Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday. Full Story

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