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updated: 9/21/2012 7:37 AM

SIU students return to halls after bomb threat

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Associated Press

CARBONDALE -- Students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were allowed to return to their residence halls at Brush Towers early Friday after police checked out a bomb threat.

SIUC police evacuated students and staff from Brush Towers around 11 p.m. Thursday while they inspected the towers with officers and bomb-sniffing dogs.

Police say nothing was found. Students were allowed back into the hall around 1 a.m.

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