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Texas A&M evacuates campus after bomb threat

The evacuation order was posted on the university's website Friday as a "Code Maroon" warning


COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M University officials say they have received a campus-wide bomb threat and are evacuating all students, faculty and staff.

The evacuation order was posted on the university's website Friday as a "Code Maroon" warning. The school says all classes were canceled.

The warning says the evacuation is effective immediately and in effect until further notice.

Texas A&M students wait for the campus to reopen while authorities investigate a bomb threat Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo)
Texas A&M students wait for the campus to reopen while authorities investigate a bomb threat Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo)

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