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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) — There were no armed protests at Florida’s Capitol on Sunday.

The FBI sent a dire warning last week, that put all fifty state capitols on alert.

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Snipers, hundreds of police and the National Guard were ready in case anything happened.

Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey said the arrest of a man who planned a violent counter protest, and word that National Guard troops were on hand may have kept people away.

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“I hope nothing happens. I hope that we continue to have the peaceful days we always do and that we enjoy. But hope alone is not a plan. We are prepared. The great men and women of our law enforcement community have been working around the clock, have been working at every level. We are prepared.”


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As a precaution, the city of Tallahassee canceled its annual Martin Luther King Day parade set for Monday. It has been rescheduled for February 6. Team