Obama lockdown briefly delays

March 8, 2015 4:42 AM

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WASHINGTON — The White Property was put beneath a security lockdown this morning by the Secret Service soon after a bomb-sniffing dog alerted its handlers to examine a vehicle not far from the presidential residence and offices, a spokesman for the agency said.

The lockdown, which began about 10:15 a.m. and forced the closing of many roads, also followed a fire at a food-vendor cart just outside the White Property perimeter.

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