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Bomb threats close university campus

Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 2:23 a.m. CDT

AURORA (AP) – A police sweep of the Aurora University campus in suburban Chicago is complete and nothing suspicious has been found.

Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli says the sweep was conducted in response to multiple emails containing bomb threats. The emails began around 8 a.m.

The university canceled classes and employees were sent home.

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