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NORAD Bomb Scare Turns Out To Be Garbage Truck

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A garbage truck headed to pick up trash at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station set off an electronic explosive detector Thursday afternoon, sparking a bomb scare at the underground installation that's designed to survive a nuclear blast.

A spokesman for the 21st Space Wing, which oversees the mountain base, said bomb-sniffing dogs and a military bomb checked the truck and found nothing to fear. But the main road to the base was shut down for two hours during the scare.

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