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Oregon State Capitol Implementing Metal Detector Checks For Visitors

(Salem, OR) -- Visiting the Oregon State Capitol will require going through a metal detector starting January 27th. New safety standards are being put into effect that will include a check for weapons. All bags and other items will go through an X-ray machine or have a visual search. The security procedures are similar to those used at courthouses around the state. Oregon joins 33 other states in using metal detectors at entrances to the state capitol.

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