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It is probably not known yet if these bomb threats are related to the violence in the Middle East.
and the fatal attack on the US Embassy in Libya. The timing really stinks - so it seems wither they are fraudulent threats or they are related to terrorism here. TX and SD universities.
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http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/14/us/texas-university-threat/index.html?hpt=us_c2

Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 12:48 PM EDT, Fri September 14, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
No threat found at University of Texas at Austin

About 51,000 students attend the flagship university, which is located in central Texas
A second bomb threat also surfaced Friday at the North Dakota State University
(CNN) -- A bomb threat prompted evacuation of the University of Texas at Austin on Friday, though authorities determined there was no threat to campus, a university spokeswoman said.
Police and federal authorities, including a bomb squad, had investigated the threat.
About 51,000 students attend the flagship university, which is located in central Texas. University spokeswoman Rhonda Weldon said that at any time up to 70,000 people could be on campus.

A second bomb threat also surfaced Friday at North Dakota State University, which ordered a campus-wide evacuation. Federal authorities have since responded to the threat, said Fargo Police Department Lt. Joel Vettel.
CNN's Elwyn Lopez contributed to this report
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http://twitchy.com/2012/09/14/breaking-university-of-texas-at-austin-evacuated-due-to-bomb-threat/

Breaking: University of Texas at Austin and North Dakota State University evacuated due to bomb threats; Update: Texas caller with Middle Eastern accent claims al Qaeda affiliation; Update: Threat at Valparaiso University in Ind.
Posted at 11:09 am on September 14, 2012 by Twitchy Staff

PHOTOS are of evacuations taking place, sent to twitchy site by phones.

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Re: Bomb threats in US/ in aftermath of fatal US Embassy attack/related?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2012, 10:26:27 AM »
North Dakota U. urgent security alert was evacuated

Matt Soleyn@MattSoleyn
...also an "unspecified threat to campus" at #Valparaiso University in #Indiana during "chapel break" time, around 11:15 AM Central.

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local/indiana&id=8810938