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Southern Oregon Univ. to reopen Thursday after threat

ASHLAND, Ore. - A threatening message turned up in a Southern Oregon University facility, prompting school officials to shutter the campus on Wednesday.


A student found the threat, a handwritten note, in a women's bathroom in the education/psychology building, according to Ashland Police.


Campus Public Safety is working with the Ashland PD to analyze the threat and find the person behind it.


Students and faculty received an email late Tuesday night saying all classes and activities were canceled for the following day.


The SOU Twitter account said that "Active shooter training courses" were scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Those were also canceled.


The campus will reopen Thursday at 5 am.


The threat closed Southern Oregon University nearly a week after a mass shooting on the Umpqua Community College campus in Roseburg.


This is a developing story; updates #LiveOnK2 News This Morning.

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