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Security tightens in Detroit as game day approaches

Thousands of federal, state and local law enforcement officers have descended on Detroit to cast a security net over Super Bowl XL in one of the largest such efforts in U.S. history. Downtown Detroit — home to Ford Field, hotels packed with football fans and a range of Super Bowl events — is the focus of the most intense security. However, at a time when al-Qaeda’s latest threat is still in the news, there are signs of increased security throughout the city — from the U.S. Coast Guard’s patrols of the Detroit River to the plans police have drawn up with local hospitals. James Tate, second deputy chief of the Detroit police, says doctors will watch for signs of disease outbreaks that could be evidence of a biological attack. Full Story

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