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Melissa LaCour, from left, Brittany McGarry, Bryan Murray and Dennis Vincent celebrate Monday outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Osama bin Laden's death is announced on the ticker. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

No threat, but Minnesota law enforcement watches for terrorism

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is under no specific terrorism threat, but much like immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001, law enforcement officials say they are on heightened alert after the American military's killing of Osama bid Laden.

"I have instructed Minnesota's Commissioner of Public Safety Ramona Dohman to redouble our vigilance in the next weeks to assure Minnesotans are fully protected from any repercussions from this incident," Gov. Mark Dayton said.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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