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      Greenwood store evacuated for threat


      GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) -- A store in Greenwood was evacuated for about an hour during holiday shopping because of a telephoned threat.


      The Wal-Mart was evacuated around 7:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day after the call came in to dispatchers.


      It reopened about an hour later.


      Wal-Mart spokeswoman Kayla Whaling says the store was evacuated as a precaution while sheriff's deputies checked the building.


      Maj. William Kenny says officers were searching for a device. About a dozen officers were involved. There was no word on whether they found anything suspicious.


      No one was hurt.

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