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No threat found after Chicago area school evacuated over bomb threat

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CHICAGO (CBS) -- Authorities gave the "all clear" at an elementary school in north suburban Highland Park, after investigating a bomb threat that turned out to be false.

North Shore School District 112 said Red Oak Elementary School was evacuated Thursday morning and students were safely relocated to Sherwood Elementary School, after a call of a bomb threat.

Shortly before 10:30 a.m., police and school district officials confirmed a thorough search of the building found no credible threat.

The school was set to resume normal operations at 11:30 a.m., with all bus routes running at 11 a.m.

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