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Bomb Squad Training: Lamoine Village Building One

February 5, 2013

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MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University, working with the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, will serve as a host site for a variety of training exercises for specially-trained explosives canines, handlers and technicians.

The closed training exercises will be held Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 12-14 in Lamoine Village Building One on the WIU-Macomb campus. Lamoine Village Building One, which closed in Spring 2011, is slated for demolition at a later date. [Lamoine Village buildings two and three closed in May 2012] The squad previously trained in Wetzel Hall.

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