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December 3, 2012

Package inside EKU building not a threat

RICHMOND — After investigation by appropriate law enforcement agencies, Eastern Kentucky University authorities have determined that a suspicious item found in Palmer Hall, a student residence hall, was not a threat to the community.

Residents have been allowed to return to their rooms, said Marc Whitt, EKU spokesperson.

Also, he said normal activities have been allowed to resume in the areas of Park Drive and Commonwealth Lot.

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Sarah Arthur beats out a throw at first base during Central's 7-3 win over Mercer County in the championship game of the Kentucky National Guard Tomahawk Classic Saturday in Richmond.

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