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Massive closing of roads set for convention week

City encourages firms to give vacation time

By Anthony Flint
Globe Staff / May 21, 2004

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The staggering scope of the security measures for the Democratic National Convention became clear yesterday, as state and federal authorities detailed changes that surpassed the worst fears of many residents and businesses: nearly 40 miles of major roadway closures, a vehicle-free zone around the FleetCenter, and parking bans that will extend through the Back Bay. (Full Article: 1053 Words)

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