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Classes canceled for Mansfield City Schools, meeting set to address rash of school threats

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MANSFIELD, Ohio -- Mansfield City Schools have canceled all classes for Thursday, and a public meeting is set for tonight in light of the recent rash of bomb threats.

According to a notice posted on the district's website, classes have been canceled at the following buildings: Mansfield City Schools, John Sherman Elementary School, Prospect Elementary School, Spanish Immersion School, Woodland Elementary School, Malabar Intermediate School, Mansfield Middle School, Mansfield Senior High School and Hedges Campus.

A public meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight in the auditorium at Mansfield Senior High School "to address the recent rash of threats made against schools. District administrators and law enforcement officials will share as much information as possible to answer questions."

Recent threats in the district include one on Wednesday at Malabar Intermediate School. The school was evacuated after a bomb threat was found scrawled on the wall of a restroom there.

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