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As war opens, security across Md. is intensified

Even before bombs began falling on Baghdad last night, authorities across the state stepped up searches of cars at the airport and trucks on the highways, amid fears that the war could trigger terrorist acts around the nation. Maryland State Police and local law enforcement increased security at the nuclear power plant, drinking water sources and important “symbolic” sites, said Quentin Banks, a spokesman for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. Traffic on Interstate 95 was slowed as trucks were inspected by Maryland Transportation Authority Police at Caton Avenue. Commuters experienced delays as a result. Police did not find any suspicious materials yesterday, said Cpl. Greg Prioleau, a Maryland Transportation Authority Police spokesman. Full Story

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