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December 17, 2013

No bomb at Carpenter plant

— Employees at the Carpenter Technology steel plant in Limestone County were sent home Tuesday afternoon due to a bomb threat but a search of the business found no bomb. 

The plant, located off U.S. 31 and Thomas Hammon Road, just north of Calhoun Community College, was evacuated around 2:30 p.m.

Employees were moved outside while authorities checked the building but found nothing.

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