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Cops promise major presence for Nashville marathon

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago April 23, 2013 Apr 23, 2013 Tuesday, April 23 2013 April 23, 2013 6:50 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE- Authorities in Nashville say they have no known threat for the St. Jude Country Music Marathon on Saturday, but runners will see a strong presence of security from start to finish. The event draws about 30,000 runners. Federal, state and local authorities say they've planned for every contingency. The plans got another going-over since the bombings at the Boston Marathon last week. One of the measures is clear plastic bags so runners can store gear.

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