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The city will incur an estimated $400,000 in costs for the events, though a portion will be paid by a federal fund designed to reimburse the District for such events, according to the mayor’s office.

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier said “absolutely no credible threats” have emerged but that the District is “an area where we have to stay on our toes all the time in terms of security.”

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