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White House Gets Second Barrier After Fence Jumping

A second fence has been erected along part of the White House grounds, pushing tourists and passersby farther away after a fence jumper got into the executive mansion. The new waist-high barricade, which closes off part of the sidewalk on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House, went up late Monday or early Tuesday. It is about eight feet (2.4 meters) from the regular spike-topped fence. The barrier was erected after Iraq war veteran Omar Gonzalez, 42, allegedly scaled the...

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