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Richter Library evacuated in response to bomb threat
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Richter Library evacuated in response to bomb threat

The University of Miami’s Richter Library was reopened Thursday afternoon after having been evacuated that morning as police responded to a possible bomb threat. “There was a note found in a bathroom, and the kid who found it turned it in, and that’s what sparked all of this,” said Coral Gables Police Sgt. Dean Wellinghoff….

Opinion

Think smart, be safe around Miami

The University of Miami strives to maintain safety on campus, but incidents can happen – and they do. At around 1 a.m. Saturday, two UM students were robbed at gunpoint as they walked home from an off-campus party. They were at the intersection of Miller Drive and Red Road, which is not under the University…

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Program allows submission of anonymous tips to police

With the help of a new program called TIPSOFT, anyone can send anonymous tips via text message or online to the Coral Gables Police Department. As the first municipality in Miami-Dade County to offer this program, the department can now respond to residents who send a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword “GABLES”…

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Texting and driving don’t mix

We all do it – reply to a text on the way to a party, fix our makeup in the rear view mirror or frantically scroll through our iPod looking for the perfect song. While we’re all well versed on the effects of drinking and driving, we rarely consider the little things we do behind…

Opinion

Our opinion: UMPD must return to its solid reporting ways

For the academic year 2007-2008, the UMPD sent out five crime alerts. The largest amount of time between approximate time of crime to the alert being sent out was less than 48 hours. So far in the 2008-2009 academic school year, three have been sent out. One took two days, one took four and the most recent took almost a full week. That’s unacceptable.

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