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Pa. State Capitol Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

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(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg. File photo)

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) - The state Capitol in Harrisburg was evacuated Friday evening following a bomb threat.

At about 4:15 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police received a call from an individual claiming a bomb was on the premises and that it would detonate in two hours.

The building was cleared and police and bomb sniffing dogs swept the building for explosives.

An investigation is underway.

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