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UPDATE: Lockdown at NC university lifted; classes resume

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- A lockdown at North Carolina A&T State University has been lifted after a search failed to find any sign of a reported gunman.
   Campus police chief Glenn Newell issued the "all clear" shortly before 1 p.m. EDT. Classes are set to resume at 2 p.m.
   Police had received a report of a man with a rifle at 9:57 a.m. in the General Classroom Building, resulting in a security alert to students to "shelter in place." Two public high schools on the campus were also locked down.
   Campus police and officers from the Greensboro Police Department responded, locking down a portion of the campus while teams swept and evacuated four buildings.
   N.C. A&T is a historically black university with a nearly 200-acre central campus east of downtown Greensboro.

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina A&T State University is evacuating several buildings and advising other students to take shelter after a report of a man with a rifle on campus.
   An alert posted on the university's home page and Twitter account shortly after 10 a.m. Monday advised of the campus-wide lockdown after the man was spotted in a campus building. According to a university spokeswoman and a string of Twitter messages from the university's account, campus police received a report of an armed gunman in the General Classroom Building. The advisory says police are sweeping and evacuating the building.
   N.C. A&T is a historically black university with about 9,000 undergraduate students and a more than 700-acre campus east of downtown Greensboro.
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