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Bomb Threat at Kirkwood..again

By Ali Carlson and Brooke Young
On April 4, 2009

  • Tom Kaldenberg talks with Cedar Rapids Lt. Tobey Harrison and the members of the bomb squad after buildings have been cleared. Ali Carlson
  • A student reads the recent issue of the Kirkwood Communique paper that featured a news story about the threat that affected the campus April 1. Ali Carlson
  • Steve Carpender, KCC Public Information Director talks with KCRG reporter Justin Foss and photojournalist Randy Dircks about what has been done to alert students. Ali Carlson

The main campus of Kirkwood Community College was once again evacuated today at 12:20 p.m. due to another bomb threat. The threat was sent via e-mail to television channel 13 (WHO) in Des Moines. The person who has sent the e-mails has not been found yet. Lt. Tobey Harrison from the Cedar Rapids Police Department said it was the same situation as Wednesday. He said, there was no new information that could be released at this time.

Buildings were checked and cleared by 1 p.m. Classes will resume at 2 p.m.


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