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Arkansas State Bomb Threat
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- A dormitory has been evacuated at Arkansas State University because of a bomb threat.
University spokeswoman Gina Bowman says someone made a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon targeting the University Hall dorm.
Bowman says authorities are still searching the dorm and students hadn't been allowed to return as of shortly after 5 p.m. It wasn't immediately clear how many students were evacuated, but the school website says the dorm accommodates 300 female students.
The university says officers made an arrest, but details haven't been released.
Bowman says school officials don't believe the threat is related to bomb threats that sparked campus-wide evacuations Monday at Louisiana State University and Friday at the University of Texas in Austin and the University of North Dakota in Fargo.
No explosives were found on the campuses.
Posted: Tuesday, September 18 2012, 06:49 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Teen in devastated Okla. town handing out hugs
May 25, 2013 02:26 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The people of the Oklahoma town where a deadly tornado struck could use just about everything -- cleaning supplies, food, water, shelter.
Thirteen-year-old Halle Carr thought residents of her hometown could also use a hug after the twister Monday that killed 24 people in Moore.
Halle has been standing on a corner with a white sign that reads: "Need a hug? I am here!" And people are taking her up on the offer.
On Friday, people in work trucks, cars and vans loaded with belongings rolled down their windows and reached out their arms to the girl. Some shouted words of encouragement.
Halle said it makes her feel good to spread a little cheer. She said she'll come out every day, as long as she thinks she's needed.
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