Bomb Threat Empties Sandy Hook School on Attack Anniversary

It wasn't immediately clear if it was related to bomb threats made nationwide Thursday.

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators. Teachers and students at the school were sent home for the day after the threat was called in around 9 a.m., and police did a sweep of the building. But they said they did…

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