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Police Increase Presence After Threats Made
Cushing, OK -- Police officers spent Monday on campus at Cushing Public Schools after several anonymous threats were made to the district.
Cushing Public School Superintendent Koln Knight says the school received a threat through a police internet tip line against the middle school.
Over the weekend, police received another tip this one, against the high school.
Both schools were checked over the weekend and nothing was found.
The district says classes will go on as scheduled but officers will provide extra security.
Police are still working to determine where the tip came from.
Posted: Monday, March 11 2013, 05:59 PM CDT
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Mock drill in SD riles Keystone pipeline opponents
May 24, 2013 12:17 GMT
HOT SPRING, S.D. (AP) -- An emergency drill in Hot Springs has outraged opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline and a proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota after it portrayed the groups as domestic terrorists.
The Hot Springs School District on Tuesday practiced a lockdown after pretending to receive a letter from a group promising destruction unless the projects were stopped.
The school district and county have been bombarded with emails and calls about the drill from people who felt it unfairly demonized opponents of Keystone XL and a proposed uranium mine near Edgemont.
Farmer Don Kelley tells the Rapid City Journal (http://bit.ly/12S5HBk) he and others want an apology.
Fall River County Emergency Manager Frank Maynard says the focus was on the drill itself, rather than the fabricated threat, and no insult was intended.
Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com
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