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Report warned about Marathon finish line

Report warned about Marathon finish line
Posted May 10th, 2013 @ 8:17am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– An 18-page report that emerged days before the Boston Marathon proved chillingly accurate in its warning: It said the race's finish line was an "area of increased vulnerability," noting a threat of "small-scale bombings" by extremists, the Los Angeles Times reports. But the report, from the Boston Regional Intelligence Center, which receives Department of Homeland Security funding, said there was "no credible, specific information indicating an imminent threat." Yesterday, Boston's police chief said the FBI hadn't informed police about any concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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