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Super Bowl Security

Friday, January 17, 2014

Jane McManus, reporter for ESPN New York, discusses how the region is preparing security for New York's first Super Bowl.

 

Guests:

Jane McManus

Comments [8]

cervantes

This ESPN "journalist" all but painted Lawrence Taylor, as a de facto human trafficker. that incident,is complicated and open to interpretation;and, we may never know what actually happened. but, to so easily segue from human trafficking to the LT incident,is beyond mindless and irresponsible.

Jan. 17 2014 01:01 PM
cervantes

if you really want to stop human trafficking,do you really need to do it under the "cloak of the Super Bowl security machine". is this not something that calls for all out efforts all year round?! it seems like an odd way, to try and justify the huge security cost. if we were serious about the horror of human trafficking,we'd be doing it all year round;not using the obscene security costs of a Super Bowl,to put a socially conscious spin on it. that said,i more than hope that they do indeed nail the trafficking bastards.

Jan. 17 2014 12:32 PM
Frank DeGregorie from Manhattan

The money spent by NYC for the week long celebration of the Super Bowl between Herald Square and Times Square is how much? Come again? What is the real cost for the city?

With homelessness on the rise, pedestrians being killed by speeding cars, with a need for more policeman to give higher ticket fines for drivers using cell phones and many, many other very important problems the city needs to solve, I am sure the energy and the money spent on this event can be spent on something far more worthy.

Would you please find out how much money is projected to be made by the city? Will it cover the cost to NYC for this weeeeek looong celebration of football?

Frank DeGregorie

Jan. 17 2014 11:38 AM
Jim B from Queens

How much NJ, NY and Federal tax payer money is being spent on security ? How much is the NFL spending ? How much tax revenue is the Super Bowl generating ? How much profit is the NFL taking in on the Super Bowl ?

Jan. 17 2014 11:18 AM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

Are they doing colonoscopies, too?

Jan. 17 2014 11:07 AM
John from NYC

The guest mentions that if you listen to the list of security measures, you won't want to attend the Super Bowl. Most of the local residents here won't be able to attend the event due to the ticket prices, just like regular NFL games. This event is all about the tourism and money (see private jet discussion) , the rest of us get significantly inconvenienced for such mundane matters as getting to and from work and watch it at home.

Jan. 17 2014 11:07 AM
Nick from UWS

Jesus Christ, the terrorists have won. Who needs it.

Jan. 17 2014 11:05 AM
ccinjc

Interesting known fact more woman are abused on Super Bowl...Look it up.

Jan. 17 2014 11:04 AM

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