Mold Outbreak Closes Louisville Dorm During Midterm Exams

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Friday, October 12, 2012

The University of Louisville is ordering 270 freshmen to pack up and move out in the middle of midterm exams after high levels of mold were found in their residence hall.

The students were told Wednesday they won't be able to sleep in Miller Hall after tonight and have until 6 p.m. Sunday to remove all of their belongings.

The dorm will be closed the rest of the semester, said Shannon Staten, director of student housing.

Students are being moved to other dorms, university-affiliated housing and hotel rooms near campus. Students with parents or guardians in the Louisville area have been asked to move in with them.

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