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Mon February 10, 2014
UPDATE: Courthouse Reopens After Suspicious Bag Found
The Oneida county courthouse opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday, after being evacuated Monday during a bomb scare.
A black duffel bag was found outside the Social Services department on the buildings first floor.
According to a press release from the Oneida County Sheriff's Department the bag was found at approximately 10 a.m on Monday, and attempts to identify the owner were unsuccessful.
The Oneida/Marathon County Bomb Team was called in to examine the bag, and the building was evacuated pending further investigation.
Upon examination it proved to be a false alarm: the bag's contents turned out to be diapers.
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