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Security Increased Amid Heightened Alert

In ways big and small, obvious and opaque, already tight security has been fortified at transportation and energy facilities nationwide in response to government warnings that al-Qaida could attack this holiday season. Bomb-sniffing canine units were added at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, maritime patrols were augmented near power plants that border Lake Erie, and more officers than usual were activated along the U.S.-Canadian border. U.S. officials said Tuesday they also have received information from a credible source about an al-Qaida threat against oil interests in Alaska, which they have not fully corroborated. Still, officials were treating the information seriously and have taken extra security precautions. Full Story

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