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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Durham building

Posted August 10, 2011 5:20 p.m. EDT
Updated August 10, 2011 5:40 p.m. EDT

— A bomb threat Wednesday afternoon forced the evacuation of a government office in Durham.

Police responded to a threat at the state Division of Motor Vehicles office on South Miami Boulevard. The state Highway Patrol also has an office in the building.

A bomb-sniffing dog from the Durham County Sheriff's Office searched the building, but nothing suspicious was found, police said.