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Journalists face security slowdowns

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The balancing act between Olympic security and Olympic access is being felt as journalists are starting to arrive by the thousands to cover the Games.

Outside the Olympic media center, formerly known as the Salt Palace, reporters and photographers stood in slow lines to pass through a tent housing metal detectors, manned by Olympic volunteers and the National Guard.

Volunteers said there weren't enough of them to process hurried reporters. And some reporters complained the delay made them late for a press conference.

SLOC says it is aware of the issue and looking for solutions.

Ed Eynon, SLOC Human Resources Director, says, "I can assure you that as we speak there are daily meetings assessing flows, time, bottlenecks, and so forth. If the answer is more people, that would be provided."