Alleged threats prompt lockdown in Petersburg
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Police this (Tuesday) morning apprehended a Petersburg man whose alleged threats prompted an hour-long lockdown of the school campus, election polls, and hospital. Authorities did not think the suspect was targeting anyone in particular, but local officials initiated the lockdown as a precaution. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
A police SUV parked in front of Petersburg High School
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