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Police say Thanksgiving break calls for higher security

The kid from Home Alone was onto something when he set up lights and cardboard cut-outs to deter burglars, and although covering the floor in marbles may be going overboard, police said students leaving Athens for Thanksgiving break can never be too safe.

“The main thing is to make sure they lock everything up good and tight before they leave,” said Athens-Clarke County Police Lieutenant Mike McKeel.