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Boston Marathon security: 5,000 cops and no backpacks (or drones) allowed

Boston Marathon security: 5,000 cops and no backpacks (or drones) allowed

As security plans for this year's Boston Marathon are being finalized, lessons learned from the 2013 marathon bombing and three major attacks elsewhere over the last year are being incorporated, authorities said Wednesday.

Hank Shaw, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston division, said no specific threats have been made against this year's marathon. But he said the intelligence community remains vigilant after attacks in Paris, Brussels and San Bernardino, California. He said authorities urge people to report anything suspicious.

"The often-used phrase 'See something, say something' can save lives," Shaw said during a...

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