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Newark Student Charged With Threatening School Shooting

Newark Police have arrested an eighth-grader for making violent threats against his school, Liberty Middle. The eighth-grader allegedly told classmates earlier this month he wanted to shoot other students. Police say the student admitted to making the statements when questioned by district officials.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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