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Threats, but no bombs in Tenn. courts

MEMPHIS — Bomb threats to 30 courthouses and other government buildings across Tennessee forced many to be evacuated Tuesday morning, including the federal building in Memphis, but authorities said no explosives were found.

Tennessee became the fourth state to deal with similar bomb hoaxes. One targeted 28 courthouses in Oregon and similar threats were reported in Nebraska and Washington this month.

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