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Amtrak lines reopen after bomb threat at Martinez station

(The following appeared on the San Jose Mercury News website on May 19, 2011.)

MARTINEZ, Calif. ó A bomb threat at the Martinez Amtrak station Thursday afternoon shut down Amtrak's Capitol Corridor rail line in both directions, delaying commuters and stranding about 100 first-graders on a field trip for more than an hour.

Someone called in the threat to Amtrak shortly after 3 p.m., saying a pipe bomb was on an Amtrak bus parked at the station, Martinez police Sgt. Lisa Maloney said.

Amtrak police used bomb-sniffing dogs to clear two buses of passengers and their luggage before trains and buses were returned to service about 4:30 p.m.

Full story: San Jose Mercury News

Friday, May 20, 2011

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