Unprecedented security surrounds inauguration
The event poses a massive challenge for the Secret Service and some 10,000 officers from more than 100 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
By Greg Gordon
St. Paul Pioneer Press
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama will be sworn in as America's first African-American president under the tightest security ever, shielded by a new, heavily armored Cadillac limousine, bullet-resistant glass, fighter planes overhead and Secret Service SWAT teams toting automatic weapons.
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