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Just before noon CST, poll workers started moving the vote outside after Madison East High School received a bomb threat.

A polling location within Madison East High School has been shut down for a minimum of one hour after a bomb threat was called in, officials said.

The students and faculty were told to evacuate the building shortly before noon, as were poll workers and voters, WISC-TV reported.

Luckily the weather here is good today.

I should say also that Madison East has had its share of troubles lately between bomb threats, guns, and other violence issues. So this bomb threat may or may not be related to the election.

Originally posted to leftilicious on Tue Nov 07, 2006 at 11:58 AM PST.

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