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White House Placed On Lockdown After Man Tries To Jump Security Fence

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Park Police and Uniformed Division officers apprehended the man before he could make it over the fence and are screening the bags, according to a White House pool report.

President Obama is in Michigan signing into law the newly passed farm bill.

Update: The White House is no longer on lockdown.

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