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COPY-Threat prompts changes at UW-River Falls

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is increasing its law enforcement presence on campus after an anonymous threat.

KSTP-TV reports ( ) UW received a written communication that stated "Beware the Ides of October, the time is nigh and the bullets will fly."

According to a campus safety alert issued Friday afternoon, the Ides of October corresponds to October 15.

The threat did not specify or target any particular individual, group or a location.

No changes to classes or events are anticipated. Police asked students and staff to be alert for suspicious activity.

The UW-River Falls Police Department is investigating.

Information from: KSTP-TV,

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