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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 12:57 PM

Texas A&M University in College Station ordered to evacuate for bomb threat

Source: Dallas News

The website for Texas A&M University has activated a Code Maroon and ordered evacuation of the campus for a bomb threat.

October 19, 2012 11:42 AM

The University has received a campus-wide bomb threat. We are asking all students, faculty, and staff to evacuate campus as quickly and as safely as possible by foot. Do not use a vehicle at this time. This evacuation is effective immediately until further notice.

Please continue to visit the emergency website (emergency.tamu.edu) for regular updates regarding this emergency situation.

For Emergency Procedures visit: http://www.tamu.edu/emergency/procedures/bomb-threat-campus-wide-evacuations.html

Read more: http://thescoopblog.dallasnews.com/2012/10/texas-am-university-in-college-station-ordered-to-evacuate-for-bomb-threat.html/

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TrogL Oct 2012 OP
Dustlawyer Oct 2012 #1
plcdude Oct 2012 #2
MissDeeds Oct 2012 #3
Posteritatis Oct 2012 #4
El Supremo Oct 2012 #5
KeepItReal Oct 2012 #6
Blue_Tires Oct 2012 #7

Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:05 PM

1. This Longhorn is saying a prayer that this turns out to be nothing!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:15 PM

2. This Cowboy

is doing the same.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:27 PM

3. And this K-State Wildcat is doing the same... n/t

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:30 PM

4. Didn't TAMU get one of these a month or so ago too? (nt)

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 01:30 PM

5. Texas State University had to evacuate 3 buildings yesterday.

And UT a couple of weeks ago.

This is getting real old.

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 03:33 PM

6. LSU had one a few weeks ago also

eom

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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 04:11 PM

7. Ah...midterms

I've read about a few schools where this was once a tradition to give a temporary stay of execution for students unprepared for midterms/finals...

That was all before the 9-11 and Virginia Tech era, though...

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