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Michigan Capitol reopens after bomb threat is investigated, cleared

January 07, 2021, 8:25 AM

Michigan Capitol

You knew this was inevitable, right? 

The Michigan State Police tweeted a brief press release on the incident, stating a man called the Michigan State Capitol Facilities Control Office in Lansing around 6:40 a.m. Thursday, and reported a bomb in the building. The building was evacuated and searched, but no device was found. 

Staff were allowed back into the building around 9 a.m. 

The investigation continues, and the release states "every effort will be made" to find the caller and prosecute.  

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