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Bomb Scare At Cowboys Stadium Turns Out To Be Trash

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A suspicious package that was spotted near the site of the Super Bowl turned out to be trash and an all-clear has been issued by Arlington authorities.

Arlington Fire Department Lt. Pete Arevalo said a package that a witness reported was thrown into a drainage ditch Friday morning near Cowboys Stadium turned out to be trash.

Arevalo said the area around the stadium was closed minutes after the 911 call around 8 a.m. He said bomb squad personnel examined the package on a street along the north side of the $1.3 billion stadium.

The Pittsburgh Steelers play the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6.

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