Classes resume at UConn following threat

A bomb threat was called in to the Tasker Admissions Building this morning. (4/3/14)

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STORRS - Classes have resumed at the University of Connecticut following a bomb threat earlier today.

UConn spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz says the Tasker Building was evacuated Thursday morning immediately after someone phoned in a bomb threat at about 9:30 a.m. 

University officials also told people in other parts of the Storrs campus to shelter in place, and urged anyone traveling to campus to stay away.

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State police were checking the building with a bomb-sniffing dog and talking with the employee who took the threatening call.

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