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The World Trade Center Gets Some New Security

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 19: The Freedom Tower is viewed at the Ground Zero memorial site after authorities recently took down gates and opened the plaza to the public on May 19, 2014 in New York City. Visitors previously had to wait in line to enter a barricaded area which includes the newly dedicated National September 11 Memorial Museum. Together with the museum, Ground Zero has become one of the top tourist attractions in the nation with tens of thousands of visitors expected yearly. The museum will open to the general public this Wednesday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Photo: Spencer Platt/2014 Getty Images

After a group of BASE jumpers and an adventurous teen managed to sneak to the top of One World Trade Center undetected (and the head of security resigned), it became clear that some new people needed to be brought in to guard the place. On Wednesday evening, the Port Authority announced that those people would be Allied Barton Security, the same company responsible for protecting New York’s airports. Let’s hope that they stay out of the news after this.