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Youngstown prepares for Inauguration Day with extra security

This announcement was made in light of the siege at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. following There have not been any credible threats to Youngstown, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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YOUNGSTOWN — Mayor Jamael Tito Brown announced the city of Youngstown will be taking extra precautions to ensure the city will remain calm and free of turbulence on Inauguration Day Wednesday.

This announcement was made in light of the siege at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. following There have not been any credible threats to Youngstown, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

President-Elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the President of the United States at noon Wednesday. 

Youngstown Police Department has implemented additional security measures to ensure the safety of individuals and property within the city of Youngstown, according to the city's statement.

These enhanced security preparations will are in place and will continue for the foreseeable future

If anyone sees suspicious conduct, please call the police department at 330-747-7911.



Ellen Wagner

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Ellen Wagner reports on municipal services and budget cuts in Youngstown. She is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms.
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