INCREASED SECURITY: Drake Makes Relays Changes

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The Boston Marathon bombing will bring changes to an event in Des Moines.

Drake Relays officials say they have reviewed their security policies and they will make changes for next week’s event.

The policies will include not allowing backpacks or large bags in the stadium, searching all purses upon entry, and not allowing coolers.

Officials say the new precautions are being implemented to ensure the safety of athletes and spectators.