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Minneapolis Police Already Training For Super Bowl 2018With the Super Bowl just over a week away, security efforts are being ramped up across the Bay Area, but Minneapolis police are already training for the 2018 Super Bowl in the Twin Cities.
Meet The State Capitol's New 4-Legged Security GuardThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety is ramping up protection at the State Capitol by adding a four-legged, bomb-sniffing security officer. The State Capitol Security introduced Matka to the media on Monday. She is a 1-and-a-half–year-old Hungarian Vizsla who recently completed a 10-week training course in explosives detection.
University Steps Up Security At TCF Bank StadiumAbout four thousand miles west of Paris, new security precautions are in place. Because of last week's attacks, security at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is expanded up this weekend.
TCF Bank Stadium Ramps Up Security Efforts Prior To Vikings - Packers GameThe University of Minnesota says it's stepping up security at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for the final two football games.
Bloomington Police: No Extra MOA Security After Paris AttacksA Bloomington police official says there are no plans to increase security at the Mall of America following the Paris terrorist attacks. Deputy Bloomington Police Chief Mike Hartley tells The Associated Press that police already had an increased presence at the nation's busiest shopping center.
MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Feds Say They'll Give State Time To Upgrade IDs For FlightsFor millions of Minnesotans who board planes every year, a Minnesota state-issued driver's license may no longer be enough. Starting next year, you'll need a tamper-proof high security license approved by the federal government and issued by the state.
Minnesota Wild Announce New Security Measures For Home GamesMinnesota Wild fans will see new security measures when they attend home games this season. The team announced the new measures Monday. They take effect Sept. 21 at Xcel Energy Center as part of a league-wide effort.
Walker Administration Assigns Armed Guards To DOJ OfficesGov. Scott Walker's administration plans to post armed security guards at the entrances to the state Department of Justice's Madison headquarters. The guards will go on duty beginning Sept. 1. A guard has been stationed at a desk at the main lobby entrance but doesn't carry a weapon.
Club: Lil’ Wayne Opted Out Of Show After Entourage Refused Safety CheckA downtown Minneapolis club says it’s in the process of issuing refunds to concert-goers after rapper Lil’ Wayne opted not to perform Sunday night.
Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport SecurityAs we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Good Question: Just Who Gets Secret Service Protection?A new report from the Inspector General of Homeland Security found it took the Secret Service a year to replace a broken alarm system at former President George H.W. Bush's home. The Secret Service is responsible for protecting all former presidents and their spouses. So, who else do they protect?

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