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No terror level change expected for 9/11 date

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DALLAS (AP) — FBI Director Robert Mueller said Tuesday he does not expect the government to raise the terror alert level before the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

The level is at an elevated status, which is below high and severe levels.

"Every day we monitor the threats that come in, the intelligence that comes in, to monitor whether or not there should be a change," Mueller said. "I would not anticipate . . . unless something else comes up, a change in that level."

Mueller made the comments while attending a dedication ceremony for the FBI's new headquarters in Dallas.

Last week, the FBI posted a "seeking information" alert to enlist the public's help in finding four men suspected of ties to al-Qaida. The bulletin came amid intelligence suggesting increased terrorist activity at the approach of the anniversary of the attacks on New York and Washington, D.C.