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Homeland Security chief to survey Super Bowl preps

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    Unprecedented security for Super Bowl 48

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    Super Bowl XLVIII has been declared a level one national security event. Part of that security is to examine every item that is being brought in for Sunday's big game. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will work around the clock to X-ray every delivery truck and any other vehicle authorized to enter the MetLife Stadium complex for anything suspicious.
    Super Bowl XLVIII has been declared a level one national security event. Part of that security is to examine every item that is being brought in for Sunday's big game. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents will work around the clock to X-ray every delivery truck and any other vehicle authorized to enter the MetLife Stadium complex for anything suspicious.
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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will head to New Jersey and New York next week to check on and discuss security efforts for Super Bowl 48, the Department of Homeland Security announced Friday.

First, Johnson will tour security operations in and around MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Wednesday, January 29.

Then, he is expected to meet with the NFL's chief security officer and other officials in New York City and hold a news conference.

The Super Bowl is scheduled for Sunday, February 2.

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