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Yesterday the FBI and DHS announced warnings for sporting events and luxury hotels. The report on CNN.com indicated officials had no specific information about any particular attack. Such qualifiers are the stock and trade of intelligence analysts; to give a threat assessment based on an overwhelming number of indicators but no one single specific item that shows positively that an attack will occur. Unfortunately, it can easily become the case of the boy who cried wolf. Do it once, people will take precautions. Do it more than once, with no arrests or halted attacks, and people will tune the warnings out. The recent arrests may keep people more aware but just based on casual conversations with people at the college, I think they are more concerned about the weather for this week's football games.