published Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Chattanooga: UTC evacuates parts of campus after bomb threat

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    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students were evacuated from campus buildings today following a bomb threat.
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UTC campus police have ordered evacuation of Grote, Holt and the University Center and surrounding area.

University officials evacuated the buildings about 12:30 p.m. after a a bomb threat was reported, UTC spokesman Chuck Cantrell said.

Students remained outside the two academic buildings and student union for some time.

“UTC and bomb threats,” muttered senior Meredith Lindley, who was in a psychology test when the alarm begin.

Another student in the same class, junior Mary Moore, estimated that she’s had an average of one bomb threat per semester during her time at UTC.

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Ansley Haman covers Hamilton County government. A native of Spring City, Tenn., she grew up reading the Chattanooga Times and Chattanooga Free Press, which sparked her passion for journalism. Ansley's happy to be home after a decade of adventures in more than 20 countries and 40 states. She gathered stories while living, working and studying in Swansea, Wales, Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville, Tenn. Along the way, she interned for ...

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esaletnik said...

Who, what , when, where, WHY?

Why?????

October 27, 2011 at 1:13 p.m.
ctfpfan08 said...

esaletnik: "Why?????" what? Why was there a bomb threat? How are they supposed to know? What's your point here?

October 27, 2011 at 3:05 p.m.
chatttn said...

esaletnik had posted before we knew there was a bomb threat. All the article said earlier was that they were evacuating, but did not list the reason.

October 27, 2011 at 3:51 p.m.
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