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• The Associated Press reports that a northern New Jersey Wal-Mart that was evacuated earlier this week because of a bomb threat had to once again be evacuated yesterday when another threat was phoned in.

The story notes that "authorities were investigating whether the New Jersey incidents were related to at least a dozen similar threats that have been received at Wal-Marts in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri in recent days. No explosives were found in those incidents."

Meanwhile, the Hannibal Courier Post in Missouri is reporting that "a spokeswoman for the Walmart company backs the decision by management at the Hannibal Supercenter to not evacuate the store following Monday morning’s bomb threat ... Dianna Gee, a Walmart spokeswoman, said the decision not to evacuate was made after taking into consideration that similar threats last week at a handful of other Walmarts in Missouri and Kansas had proven bogus."
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