In this April 24, 2015 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his remarks at the Association for a Better New York breakfast, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government.In New York City, the nation's largest municipal police force assigned about 7,000 officers and nearly all its counter terrorism personnel to handle security around Independence Day events.Cuomo expanded the stepped-up security measures to include the entire state in a directive to the New York Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.The state's homeland security department also will increase the staff on Saturday at its 24-hour Emergency Operations Center and the New York State Watch Center, which monitors events across the state.
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