Princeton University reopens after bomb threat

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No explosive devices were found at Princeton University following a bomb threat that shut down the campus for more than eight hours Tuesday, officials said.

The campus was re-opened about 6:30 p.m. following a sweep by bomb-sniffing dogs and a search by several state and local law enforcement agencies, according to a statement on the university’s website.

Princeton officials received the phone call claiming there were multiple bombs on the Ivy League campus around 9 a.m. and called for the evacuation of the school about an hour later, a university spokesman said.

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