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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
Motorists urged to avoid I-35 in Moore
May 23, 2013 13:43 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma transportation officials say heavy traffic on Interstate 35 through Moore is hindering the tornado recovery effort.
The Transportation Department on Thursday asked motorists to avoid the area. The I-35 off-ramps in Moore are still restricted. The only people allowed to travel into Moore are residents and emergency responders.
Also, Oklahoma City police say Western Avenue between SW 164th and SW 134th is closed to all traffic. The closure will continue until utility crews finish installing new power lines.
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