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Threats sent to schools in South Florida and Texas but classes will be in session

Threats sent to schools in South Florida and Texas but classes will be in session

Students in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Dallas are heading to school Thursday, hours after school officials in those cities said they received threats similar to the ones received by the Los Angeles and New York school districts earlier this week.

The Miami-Dade County, Dallas and Houston school districts announced on their websites that "less-than-credible" threats were received by email late Wednesday evening, and that schools would be open Thursday. Officials from Broward County Public Schools in Fort Lauderdale said they also received a threat. In a tweet sent Thursday, the district announced that all schools would be open Thursday morning.

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