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New York Remains at Level Orange

he rest of the country may be downshifting from orange to yellow, but New York City’s level of vigilance against terrorist attacks will not change, police officials said yesterday. “Nothing has changed,” said Michael O’Looney, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. “We have been at level orange since the beginning of the color-coded system, and we are keeping our status the same.” The city will also retain the security measures it added this month when reports of a possible attack against United States targets led national security officials to raise the country’s status from yellow to orange, the police said. Those included additional police officers at major hotels, bridges, landmarks and transportation hubs, and vehicle inspection checkpoints. Full Story

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