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WW II 'Explosive' Found in Wake Barn

People cleaning out a barn just outside of Wendell Tuesday evening got a surprise: a World War II-era explosives-training device.

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WENDELL, N.C. — People cleaning out a barn just outside of Wendell Tuesday evening got a surprise: what looked like a World War II-era explosive.

Authorities said the explosive found at 6317 Weathers Road was a training device and did not pose a danger.

Several families who lived nearby left their houses until authorities determined it was safe for them to return.

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