Pride STL beefs up security post Orlando shooting

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ST. LOUIS, (MO)  - Pride STLis one of the most popular parades in St. Louis each year, and welcomes almost 160,000 people for the fun.

Marty Zuniga with Pride STL is here to talk about the tragedy in Orlando and what is being done to build security at this year's Pridefest.

Zuniga says that they are pairing up with police departments and private security to ensure the fest be as safe as possible for the attendees.

He suggests those in attendance be vigilant and aware of the crowds around you.

Pride STL knows that this is a somber moment, and hopes to honor the victims of the Orlando tragedy at Pridefest.

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By Tess Hill