security heightens http://wamc.org en Conn. Sporting Events Reviewing Security Measures http://wamc.org/post/conn-sporting-events-reviewing-security-measures <p></p><p></p><p>HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials at several Connecticut sporting events are taking another look at security measures in response to the explosions at the Boston Marathon.<strong> </strong></p><p></p><p>The state's largest event is the Travelers Championship PGA golf tournament in Cromwell, which draws more than 200,000 fans a year. Tournament Director Nathan Grube says safety is a top priority every year, but he expects to hold more discussions about security because of the Boston blasts. This year's tournament is set for June 20 to 23.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 62494 at http://wamc.org Conn. Sporting Events Reviewing Security Measures Hudson Valley heightens security after bombings http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-heightens-security-after-bombings <p>GOSHEN – Law enforcement across the Hudson Valley has heightened security in the wake of the Boston bombings that left three people dead and over 170 people injured on Monday. The attacks at the Boston Marathon were acts of terrorism, President Obama said Tuesday.</p><p>Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois said law enforcement is concentrating on areas where large numbers of people gather.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:24:08 +0000 Hank Gross 62440 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley heightens security after bombings