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Statehouse Evacuated Briefly

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BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Statehouse has been evacuated.

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An Associated Press reporter in the building says fire alarms went off shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday and an automated message told everyone to leave.

It was not clear why the building was evacuated.

People were allowed back in at about 10 a.m.

A call to a Boston Fire Department spokesman was not immediately returned.

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